EPISODE 103: I’m Not Your Guru. Please Don’t Make Me Your Guru: Seth Taylor

EPISODE 103: I’m Not Your Guru. Please Don’t Make Me Your Guru: Seth Taylor

“The trap of high experiences, however they occur, is that you become attached to their memory and so you try to recreate them. These memories compel you to try to reproduce the high."
-Ram Dass

I’ve many times been referred to watch I AM NOT YOUR GURU, a documentary about Tony Robbins and his experiential retreats.  I watched it right before recording with Seth, and it leads us into a discussion about my own thoughts on "teachings" and gurudom...

EPISODE 031: Let's Get Weird - Mystical Experiences and Confessions: Seth Taylor

EPISODE 031: Let's Get Weird - Mystical Experiences and Confessions: Seth Taylor

We chat briefly about Joel Osteen’s brand of happiness, spirit animals, seeing angels and mystic beings.  Seth has some fascinating ideas of how and why we created a leader like Mark Driscoll, and why many of us hunger for ideologies, religions, and dictators.

There may be wounds we are medicating.  I know I have many.  It takes work to find the wound.  But in finding the wound, we can find the healing so that we stop using alcohol, drugs, sex, porn, religion and other things to cover and medicate ourselves away from living lives of freedom...

EPISODE 030: Midlife Crisis, Ego, and Desire: Part 1: Seth Taylor

EPISODE 030: Midlife Crisis, Ego, and Desire: Part 1: Seth Taylor

Seth is a crazy ass, mystic, shaman-like, amazing guy.  He was featured in EPISODE 014, one of your favorite episodes.  He's also a husband, father, and author whom you can read on XXXChurch and his new book.  Much of his story of healing has come through his struggle with pornography and his desire for freedom.  In reading Seth's writings, you'll often hear him reminding us that porn, and other addictions are not the problem, they're the symptom.