The Wisdom of Insecurity Watts, A.

Very good superficial overview of Eastern philosophy; specifically the illusion of the ego.  The book also, as noted by the title, focuses a lot on the insight required to accept one’s inability to control their own lives and the world.  Essentially the book argues that it takes wisdom and courage to accept the inevitable reality of insecurity in this life.  Once one understands this you can not only accept the anxiety of becoming truly awake and self aware in this life; but relish in it.

Supporting the Blog and Podcast is supported by the generosity of its readers and listeners. If you find my essays, interviews, or podcasts useful, please consider becoming a sponsor of the website. —SH

Monthly Support

Member$7 / month
Supporting Member$20 / month
Sustaining Member$45 / month
Patron$95 / month

One-Time Support

You can also become a member by supporting one-time in any amount.

Get Sam's Newsletter

Joining our email list is the best way to hear about Sam's upcoming books, articles, podcasts, and public talks.