You ARE the Big Bang

Alan Watts on life, the universe, and everything.

Today for some reason I thought of Alan Watts, and suddenly remembered for the first time in years that he had as big an influence as he did on my thinking as a teen. In fact, I think the same was true for my pal Nick. Here Alan Watts talks about things like how you actually ARE the Big Bang, and how silly it is to worry about death, because it probably won’t be much different than what you experienced before you were born….

About Ian

Ian is a media consultant, writer, musician, and budding public speaker with an eye on being the next Ellen. Ian's interest in helping others find success and happiness stems from his experience with events planning and media consulting with organizations like and the Kenya/US NGO Amara Conservation from 2000-2008, which taught him how little we all know about what we're really doing. From 2008 until April of 2011, Ian wrote for and maintained the site Ian learned long ago that the journey to success may take occasional detours, and often eschews the road map in favor of taking in life's scenery. His first business venture was a small telecom company in the late 1980's, but subsequent ventures included pursuing a pop music career, screenwriting, and the foodservice and retail employment that often follows such pursuits. After struggling with addiction for years, Ian is happily embracing recovery and the clarity it brings.