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10 epic Burning Man moments that are finally coming back to me

In Festival, Jesse's Journal, Top 10, United States of America by Jesse Anderson1 Comment

I didn’t intend for my first burn to be like this. No one does. You don’t do the burn. The burn does you. I intended for my Burning Man moments to include making magic with my camera, walking around naked, meditating in the morning, etc. Instead, a lot of other things happened. I forgot some of them until my brain …

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What is Burning Man? A Virgin’s Perspective (Pre-burn)

In Art, Culture, Documentary, Festival, Jesse's Journal, Lifestyle, North America, United States of America by Jesse Anderson4 Comments

The Burning Man idea sparked me right away. Mutant vehicles and massive, beautiful art installations. Burning a big wooden man in the desert. The images met my brain in an explosion of interest and curiosity. Burning man was definitely one for the bucket list. Now a few years later, I’m on my way to my first burn. I now realize …

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Vipassana Meditation: 10 Days of Silence and Fantasies

In Featured Posts, Inspiration, Jesse's Journal, Narrative Essay, Personal development, United States of America by Jesse Anderson0 Comments

The bullshit and buzzkills of life NEVER end. We want them to go away. But they don’t. ‘Mind over matter’ is the mantra, right? In 1863, Sir Charles Lyle first used the phrase to describe the evolving human mind. He wrote that “sensation, instinct, the intelligence of the higher mammalia bordering on reason—and the improvable reason of man himself—presents us with …