While I generally try to avoid discussing politics, I feel compelled to share my thoughts on the state of America in case it will be helpful to you in planning for what I believe will be a tumultuous future.Continue reading “What’s Happening in America”
In this episode of Ask Cahlen I will be answering the question, “Why do people fear truth?”
Truth is the way things are and have been, and is independent from any individual’s perspective. Fear is a physiological response to our imagination of future suffering which changes our perspective and therefor the types of decisions that we make.Continue reading “Why Do People Fear Truth?”
Continue reading “Jemez Fire Hole with a Tarp Shelter”
In this video I team up with my buddy Don Brooks to show you how to construct a Jemez Fire Hole, a variant of a Dakota Fire Hole, underneath a tarp shelter. The heat from the long underground trench warms the space inside the tent.
Today I’ll be trying something new by starting a public video dream journal.
I was inspired to do this by some very vivid dreams I had last night triggered by Lion’s Mane mushroom extract: https://cahlen.org/LionsManeContinue reading “Dream Journal – The Happiest People on Earth”
In this video I’ll be answering the question, “What is Evil?”
Evil is an action chosen by an individual which they believe improves their situation, but does so at the expense of other people. Large scale examples of evil would include the decades of torture and murder which took place in the gulags of communist Russia. A small example of an evil action could be a job applicant lying in an interview.Continue reading “What is Evil?”
In this video I’ll be answering the question, “What’s wrong with Communism?”
While I know a lot of people who are communists, and believe that the intentions of most people following this political philosophy are good, ultimately there are some serious problems with the idea. These problems are for the most part only present when Communism is implemented as a non-voluntary system, which is unfortunately how most communists try to put these ideas into effect.Continue reading “What’s Wrong with Communism?”
Howdy folks! Cahlen here dropping a new video with an update on how things have been going in my life in 2020. There are some big things to report, including some news regarding my recent marriage.Continue reading “Life Update for Fall 2020”
In this episode of Wizard Gear I’ll be giving you a quick look at my Stealth Survival Bike.
This Solar eBike is a converted RadRover, an electric bike sold by Rad Power Bikes, designed for long-term survival situations. The custom-built expanded battery pack allows me to travel 40-50 miles in a single charge, while the solar panels allow me to recharge the bike while I’m hanging out in the wilderness.Continue reading “The Stealth Survival Bike”
In this video I’ll be answering the question, “Is Anything True?”
There seems to be a wave of people in the world today who subscribe to the idea that there is nothing objectively true, and it’s all a matter of individual perspective. I share a bit of my own history in that mode of thinking and how I snapped out of it.Continue reading “Is Anything True?”
Sharing some thoughts on how many of us live life a few steps from total disaster, and how the worldwide culture as a whole tends to do the same thing. This results in stressful lives that are harder to enjoy.Continue reading “The Edge of Disaster”