Ep. 443: The Seventh Pillar of Self-Esteem – (Part 2) How Self-Knowledge Fosters Self-Education and Individualism
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Wes Bertrand and I reboot our series based on Nathaniel Branden’s book, Six Pillars of Self-Estee…
Collectivism pulls us away from pursuits of self-knowledge, self-assertiveness and self-actualization, away from becoming who we are. The easiest forms of collectivism to carelessly embrace are tribalism and racism. Pseudo-self-esteem is often the result of such embrace.
This montage is a 2016 update on Rand’s thoughts on racism, Branden’s 1971 warnings about anti-individualist psychology and our 2014 discussions on self-esteem.
We aimed to focus this segment on the importance of self-knowledge and how it prepares us for self-education, but due to the gravity of the current political situation we spend a considerable amount of time on race, IQ, tribalism and a culture focused on non-essentials. The article we’re discussing is called The Golden Age of Teaching Yourself Anything
THE SIX PILLARS OF SELF-ESTEEM
1. The Practice of Living Consciously
2. The Practice of Self-Acceptance
3. The Practice of Self-Responsibility
4. The Practice of Self-Assertiveness
5. The Practice of Living Purposefully
6. The Practice of Personal Integrity
Alabama Shakes – "Sound & Color"
The Who – "I’ve Known No War"
Yes – "Yours Is No Disgrace"
Complete Liberty Podcast
The Golden Age of Teaching Yourself Anything
Happiness Counseling Resource Page
The Six Pillars of Self-Esteem (pdf)
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