illusion

Ep 85 - Creating Your Illusion Of Artistic Reality With Raz Mesinai | Capitalism & Art

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Some subjects are simply impossible to change externally, but can only be changed within ourselves.
— Raz Mesinai

Raz Mesinai (born 1973) is a dub and experimental producer, musician and composer born in Jerusalem and raised and based out of New York City. Raz began experimenting with cassettes and sampling at the age of 10, and at 14, was discovered by legendary musician Juma Sultan, a multi instrumentalist who collaborated with Jimi Hendrix and worked closely with the early Fairlight CMI Sampler.

Show Notes

  • The power of artists, or lack there of
  • Self destructive tendencies of artists
  • Negative connotation with money
  • Ghost Army
  • Raz's grandfather Manuel Bromberg
  • Defunding the arts
  • Does capitalism mix well with art?
  • Loving Vincent
  • Participating in the system
  • Left & right brain
  • Capitalism is trippy
  • Taking your reality too seriously 
  • The power of illusions and its effects on us
  • Frequencies
  • Where does Raz draw inspiration?
  • Raz's comic and Soundboy
  • Raz's song being in Black Hawk Down
  • The gullibility of musicians
  • The demonization of our own ego
  • Creating change within ourselves
  • Conservatism is the new counterculture
  • NOISE The Political Economy of Music
  • The power of illusions in a Deadmau5 show
  • Diversity in classical music (or lack there of)
  • Time stretching reality
  • Treating your life as an expression of art

Continued in our PLUS+ Extension:

  • Gaining validity from knowing thyself instead of a psychedelic experience
  • Falling for the trap of exposure and fame
  • Creating emotions from manipulations
  • Government manipulation via Hollywood media
  • Giving your personal power away as a spiritual currency
  • Edward Bernays
  • Social engineering
  • Illusions by political slantings
  • Conquer with the illusion of division
  • The importance of rites of passage
  • Jordan Peterson 
  • How to break from the illusions 
  • Knowing illusions are illusions
  • Sound compression and Post-modernism 
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Ep 46 - The Hivemind Of Polarities With Cory Allen | Cutting through the illusions of modern existence

There’s always a polarity to everything in the cosmos. [Our modern technology] are raising the emerging awakening and self awareness, the counter balance to such is a deeper distraction by the very tool that are helping people to wake up.
— Cory Allen

Cory Allen is a meditation teacher, composer, mastering engineer, and a host of his own podcast The Astral Hustle from Austin, TX.

  • Meditation teacher (Release Into Now)
  • Binaural beats producer
  • Music composer and mastering engineer
  • Host of The Astral Hustle podcast
  • User of various psychedelics and plant medicines

Show Notes

  • Ins and outs of podcasting
  • Speaking abilities
  • Cory's process 
  • Intellectual fearlessness
  • Abstract humor
  • Internet Mindfulness
  • Polarities 
  • Subjective realities and social conditioning
  • Nature vs nurture
  • Illusion reality
  • Belief in no-belief
  • Controversial experiments on Instagram
  • Self identification of a social group
  • Levels of philosophical thought
  • Joker / Provocateur mentality
  • Monks debating
  • Internal space

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