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Havana Cafe Sessions Podcast

Every week Sarah Beth Hunt and Clay Lowe meet over coffee to talk about matters of conscious living and practical wisdom.  We don’t profess to be gurus on these matters, just two people who believe in the power of conversation to find new insights and gain greater understanding of the world.  Please feel free to join in the conversation.  Together we can all grow in wisdom.

Feb 19, 2017

How do we get lost from our true selves?  Do we simply get caught up in all the 'stuff' of life?  Are we simply too busy to ask the deeper questions?

Or is there a tacit conspiracy in our society against knowing who we really are?

It was the intriguing title to a book by Alan Watts, The Book: On the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Really Are that got me wondering.  Many of us on this search to discover our deeper selves.  Many of us are on a journey to find out who we really are beyond all the stuff we own, all the roles we play and all the fleeting experiences we have.  But is this journey even harder than we think?

Is there really a taboo against knowing who you really are?