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  • You're It!

  • On Hiding, Seeking, and Being Found
  • Written by: Alan Watts
  • Narrated by: Alan Watts
  • Length: 12 hrs and 5 mins
  • 4.9 out of 5 stars (174 ratings)

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Life is the ultimate game of hide and seek... and the good news is that you're it! With the combination of playful irreverence and penetrating insight that made him a legend in Western philosophy, Alan Watts investigates the surprisingly liberating concept of "the universe as play" found at the heart of Hinduism, Zen, and other wisdom traditions.

Carefully selected by his son and archivist Mark Watts, You're It: On Hiding, Seeking, and Being Found features more than 10 hours of newly restored historic talks from the "spiritual entertainer" who helped define Eastern thought to audiences in the West. Here is a rare chance for listeners to experience the enduring brilliance of one of the greatest spiritual voices of the 20th century.

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Ultimate Guide for Enlightenment.

I have been a fan of Alan Watts for about 6 years, and during that time, he has changed the way I thought about ordinary, everyday life in an extraordinary way. This book is no exception. I have many of his books and read them many times but nothing compares to hearing his own words in his own eloquent voice. This is a very insightful and thought-provoking listen. #Audible1

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amazing

Great audiobook for everyone to enjoy! definitely one of my favorites! give it a listen

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A Great Book of Insights

This audiobook articulates and questions core assumptions we make about existence. Ideas we take for granted as being ideas, symbols we mistake for the real thing and so on are challenged.

If you believe that you are separate and independent from the world around you, this book questions that core belief repeatedly, ultimately arguing that you aren't as you believe yourself to be.

The audiobook is a collection of lectures from Alan Watts and as a result repeats itself a lot, but culminates in a new conclusion every chapter.

If this summary is appealing to you, and you don't mind a British accent, then you will enjoy this audiobook.

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Fantastic!

I could not stop listening to this book. I have been dabbling in the 3 principles and this book, while not about the 3 principles, really helped me understand it much better!

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A real wizard

Alan tells it like it is and it's all beautiful. if you know you know.

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Alan Watts is wow

Alan Watts discusses spiritual and esoteric ideas in the most poetic, humorous and pragmatic of ways. Whether you consider yourself religious, spiritual or not, I can’t recommend him enough.

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Probably the greatest genius ive ever listened to.

There's something about Alan Watts that defy description. I can't listen to him without being continuously floored by the depth of time, thought, and energy he's put into his ideas and philosophy.

A truly transcendental book. I've listened 5 times through now, and it continues to be relevant. So glad this collection was published!

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Alan Watts You're It!

This is a great audible book of a modern-day philosopher, with a perfect combination of humor and ancient knowledge. brought together by a highly intellectual individual who has a true open mindfulness approach to everything he talks about.
Perfect for anyone wanting to expand there own knowledge and understanding of philosophy.

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Refreshing

Funny, interesting and intelligent. Alan Watts sounds like a philosopher equivalent to Richard Feynman in physics. Enjoy!

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