Self-realization is the journey toward fulfilling a large measure of one’s own human potential. Eastern cultures recognize an added and essential component of spiritual transcendence—an embodiment of the “higher self” that moves beyond ego. Digging deep within oneself through self-awareness, self-exploration, self-compassion, and self-mastery opens an avenue to removing fear, separation, and suffering, allowing ourselves to live to the fullest expression of our souls.
Timothy Leary interview, 1978 by Trent Harris. Leary speaks out on freedom, LSD, religion, and more. The Nixon administration considered Leary one of the most dangerous men in the world. He was convicted of possessing less than 1/2 ounce of pot and sentenced to 30 years.