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Our search for 'it' will explore the most insightful thoughts from philosophy, literature, and elsewhere that provide a meaning or purpose to our lives. Each episode will uncover a new idea or way of life that brings us closer to transcendence. You don't need to have a degree in philosophy to listen to this podcast - just an open mind and a desire to learn more about the meaning behind human existence.

Our search for 'it' will explore the most insightful thoughts from philosophy, literature, and elsewhere that provide a meaning or purpose to our lives. Each episode will uncover a new idea or way of life that brings us closer to transcendence. You don't need to have a degree in philosophy to listen to this podcast - just an open mind and a desire to learn more about the meaning behind human existence.
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United Kingdom

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Our search for 'it' will explore the most insightful thoughts from philosophy, literature, and elsewhere that provide a meaning or purpose to our lives. Each episode will uncover a new idea or way of life that brings us closer to transcendence. You don't need to have a degree in philosophy to listen to this podcast - just an open mind and a desire to learn more about the meaning behind human existence.

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English


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3 - Jack Kerouac: Off The Road

5/13/2019
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In the last episode we took a look at Neal Cassady, the living embodiment of 'it' in the eyes of Jack Kerouac. Today, we'll move beyond the passion and the frenzy exuded by Cassady in On The Road to explore the path to transcendence that Kerouac found elsewhere. We'll find out how Kerouac progressed from a hunger for pleasure and kicks to meditation, solitude, and an inner tranquillity. Like us on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/searchingforitpodcast Follow us on Instagram here:...

Duration:00:28:36

2 - Jack Kerouac: On The Road

4/29/2019
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In the Beatnik classic On The Road, Jack Kerouac wrote explicitly about the "it" that his buddy Neal Cassady seemed to have found and embody. In this episode, we're going to explore whether Kerouac was really on to something here, and whether there are any lessons that we can take from his adventures with Cassady. Like us on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/searchingforitpodcast Follow us on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/searchingforitpodcast Support the show here:...

Duration:00:17:42

1 - Suicide and the Absurd

4/29/2019
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Albert Camus once described the problem of suicide as the "one truly serious philosophical problem". In this episode, we'll investigate why Camus found the question of suicide so important, how he answered the question, and the way in which his answer lays the foundation for the rest of this podcast. Like us on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/searchingforitpodcast Follow us on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/searchingforitpodcast Support the show here:...

Duration:00:16:17

0 - Introduction

4/21/2019
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Welcome to Searching For It. Our search for 'it' will explore the most insightful thoughts from philosophy, literature, and elsewhere that provide a meaning or purpose to our lives. Each episode will uncover a new idea or way of life that brings us closer to transcendence. You don't need to have a degree in philosophy to listen to this podcast - just an open mind and a desire to learn more about the meaning behind human existence. This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

Duration:00:01:00