Alan Watts - On Self-Awareness & Enlightenment


A short reflection by Alan Watts that brings a thought provoking, expansive perspective and awareness of WHO WE ARE and the state of ENLIGHTENMENT - from one of his famous talks on consciousness, self awareness and enlightenment .

How is this connected to Creativity? In our creative journey, understanding of how we are interconnected with the whole is a key step to expand our awareness and our creative energy sources.

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Alan Watts Bio
Alan Watts was a British philosopher and writer who gained worldwide recognition for his insightful views on philosophy, personal growth, creativity, and spirituality. He was born on January 6, 1915, in Chislehurst, England, and died on November 16, 1973, in his home in California, USA.

Watts was renowned for his ability to communicate complex philosophical concepts in a way that was accessible to the general public. He believed that philosophy should not be confined to academic institutions but should be a part of everyday life.

Watts was an advocate of personal growth, which he believed was a continuous process of self-discovery and expansion of one's consciousness. He believed that true personal growth was not just about acquiring knowledge or skills but involved a deepening of our understanding of ourselves and the world around us.

Watts was also a strong proponent of creativity, which he saw as an essential aspect of human existence. He believed that creativity was a means of expressing our innermost selves and connecting with something larger than ourselves.

Watts had a deep interest in spirituality and believed that it was not just about religion or dogma but was a way of being in the world. He saw spirituality as a means of connecting with ourselves, others, and the universe at large.

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