The Archive

Understand How the World Works

2019
July 11Jul 11 The Best Parts of Travel Are the Things You Don’t Remember (Subscribers Only)
April 29Apr 29 The Paradox of Progress (Subscribers Only)
April 12Apr 12 Ask Mark Anything #8  (Subscribers Only)
March 14Mar 14 Is No One Safe from the Bullshit? (Subscribers Only)
February 7Feb 7 Ask Mark Anything #7  (Subscribers Only)
January 19Jan 19 What’s the Problem with Masculinity?
2018
December 31Dec 31 The 2018 End of Year Recap — Oh, and 63 Book Reviews (Subscribers Only)
December 31Dec 31 5 Books That Explain Why It Seems the World Is So Fucked
November 5Nov 5 Ask Mark Anything #6  (Subscribers Only)
September 14Sep 14 Ask Mark Anything #5  (Subscribers Only)
August 16Aug 16 How I Ended Up Working with Will Smith (Subscribers Only)
May 31May 31 Ask Mark Anything #4  (Subscribers Only)
February 14Feb 14 Ask Mark Anything #3  (Subscribers Only)
2017
December 28Dec 28 My 10 Favorite Books of 2017 (Subscribers Only)
December 27Dec 27 5 Best Books for Dealing with Anxiety and Depression
November 30Nov 30 Why You Should Read Fiction (Subscribers Only)
November 16Nov 16 10 Cool Things About the Brain and What It Means For You (Subscribers Only)
October 27Oct 27 Ask Mark Anything #2  (Subscribers Only)
July 18Jul 18 Ask Mark Anything #1  (Subscribers Only)
June 22Jun 22 What’s the Problem with Feminism?
April 13Apr 13 Smartphones Are the New Cigarettes
March 31Mar 31 Further Reading and References for The Subtle Art (Subscribers Only)
March 9Mar 9 Reflections on Aging (Subscribers Only)
February 23Feb 23 The World Is Fucked and I’m Pretty Sure It’s the Internet’s Fault
February 10Feb 10 The 5 Levels of Friendship (Subscribers Only)
2016
December 31Dec 31 The Most Important Year of My Life (Subscribers Only)
December 15Dec 15 6 Books that Make You Less of a Horrible Person
November 1Nov 1 The Real Cost of Freedom (Subscribers Only)
October 27Oct 27 The American Dream Is Killing Us
August 26Aug 26 The Need to Always Prove Yourself in America (Subscribers Only)
July 28Jul 28 Is It Just Me, Or Is the World Going Crazy?
June 16Jun 16 I, For One, Welcome Our AI Overlords
June 9Jun 9 The Future of Self
June 2Jun 2 Living In The Age of Outrage
March 31Mar 31 How Your Insecurity Is Bought and Sold
February 11Feb 11 An Open Letter To Brazil (versão em português)
January 28Jan 28 5 Massive Books that Are Worth Your Time (Subscribers Only)
2015
November 23Nov 23 Why I Have a Potty Mouth
August 20Aug 20 How to Start a Cult and Save the World
July 20Jul 20 5 Things That Should Be Taught in Every School
April 2Apr 2 7 Books that Will Change How You See The World
2014
December 4Dec 4 In The Future, Our Attention Will Be Sold
October 12Oct 12 Mark Goes to the Movies: Into the Wild (Subscribers Only)
September 3Sep 3 5 Life Lessons From 5 Years of Traveling the World
August 30Aug 30 Mark Goes to the Movies: American Beauty (Subscribers Only)
May 27May 27 How We All Miss the Point on School Shootings
2013
August 15Aug 15 Why Everyone on the Internet Is an Asshole
August 5Aug 5 The Rise of Fundamentalist Belief (Subscribers Only)
July 10Jul 10 The Dark Side of the Digital Nomad
April 16Apr 16 How Terrorism Works
March 14Mar 14 5 Life Lessons I Learned From Playing Guitar
February 6Feb 6 20 Paradoxes That Are True
January 21Jan 21 The Bad Acid Trip (Subscribers Only)
2012
December 12Dec 12 5 Problems with the Self-Help Industry
September 19Sep 19 Wanderlust (Subscribers Only)
July 10Jul 10 10 Things Most Americans Don’t Know About America
June 4Jun 4 The Rise And Fall of Ken Wilber
May 24May 24 22 Tips For Learning A Foreign Language
2011
December 6Dec 6 A Dust Over India
2010
December 21Dec 21 The Wisdom of Surfing (Subscribers Only)
September 19Sep 19 The Zen Dilemma