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Aug 29, 2021

Open-ended curiosity gives you the freedom to interact with the world without metaphysical presuppositions.

Other works by David Chapman mentioned in this episode are:

Aug 22, 2021

Wonder at the vastness, beauty, and intricacy of the phenomenal world: a texture of the complete stance.

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Aug 15, 2021

The fundamental method for resolving problems of meaning: by finding nebulosity, pattern, and their inseparable relationship.

Wonder → curiosity → humor → play → enjoyment → creation. Patterns of thinking, feeling, and acting in the complete stance, which resolves problems of meaning.

Aug 8, 2021

Peak experiences and the complete stance are similar in texture, but differ in intensity, conceptual content, and causes.

Meaning and meaninglessness, pattern and nebulosity all obviously exist—yet we resist recognizing and admitting this. Why?

Aug 4, 2021

Meaning is nebulous, yet patterned; meaningfulness and meaninglessness intermingle. Recognizing this frees us from metaphysical delusions. Resolving problems of meaning, by recognizing inseparable pattern and nebulosity, will improve your life.