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The System Is Fundamentally Fucked

If there’s anything that the previous American presidential election demonstrated is that we’re living in one of the most polarizing times in our country's brief history. In fact, this isn't even limited to America: there are many similar events happening all across...

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Advice To My 21-Year-Old Self

Hello Little Maverick, Today is your birthday. You turn the big "two one." That means you're old enough to drink. Congratulations! But there are more important issues at hand that I want to discuss with you today. First of all, you can say that your life begins now....

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A Conversation With A Traveling Stoic

I've always been fascinated by stoicism. To learn more about this, I decided to pick the brain of one of my favorite philosophers and travelers, Quintus Curtius. Quintus and I go a way back. We are both travelers. We both love Brazil. We both love to analyze what...

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Which Foreign Language Should You Learn?

I'll be blunt with you. I don't care who you are or what you think, if you're constantly surrounded by people who speak a language you don't understand (e.g., you're living abroad), then you must absolutely learn that language. Not only is it a requirement, but it...

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The Maverick Mentorship Program

Last year, I unveiled the Maverick Mentorship, a mentorship program that aims to help other guys (and girls) break away from conformity and achieve many of the things they've wanted to achieve for a long time. After spending the month working with ambitious men, I put...

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Ukraine Is On The Verge Of Total Collapse

As I write this from a typical "Stolovaya" in downtown Kiev, Ukraine, I realize that I've developed an addiction to this country. Out of the 85 or so countries that I've stepped foot in my life, Ukraine is the only country that I have returned to no less than five...

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