"Because we are aware that people are only a small part of a much larger super organism

it is clear that we must function as one, in a mutually responsible manner.

But since we cannot teach the entire world how to function,

we must influence the world by example.

The Egotist

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“This book is a powerful, and well written tale of recovery and discovering connection. Regardless of how spiritual you may see yourself to be, it is a must read for anyone struggling to overcome addiction, anxiety and re-discover themselves.”

– Kyle McDonald

“With this book, Jesse Bogner really distinguishes himself as a writer with a light, deft approach to handling sometimes heavy personal and philosophical questions about self-knowing, ambition, spirituality, and love.”

– Bosko Blagojevic

About the Egotist’s Jesse Bogner

Jesse Bogner is a twenty nine year old author, screenwriter and journalist. His memoir and social critique, The Egotist, has been translated into four languages. In 2013, he moved from New York City, where he was born and raised, abandoning a decadent lifestyle chockfull of substance abuse, to study Kabbalah in Israel under Michael Laitman. Since then, his work on the subject has been featured in The Huffington Post, Shatterproof Addiction Blog, The Jerusalem Post and The Times of Israel. He is the subject of a forthcoming documentary for Larry King’s The Spirituality Network and is currently working on a post-apocalyptic Kabbalistic novel.

Jesse demonstrates how connection is the true key to happiness in this lifetime in Tel Aviv.

Jesse's Thoughts
16
Dec 2017
Hatred of Israel is Jew Hatred

Hatred of Israel is Jew Hatred: It Has Nothing to Do with the Jerusalem Embassy America is under attack from both internal and external forces guided by Islamic extremism. Monday, a 27-year-old Bangladeshi immigrant, Akayed Ullah, detonated an unsuccessful suicide bomb in my hometown subway system. This is the second terror attack in Manhattan in the last six weeks. On Halloween, eight were murdered in a Grand Theft Auto style killing rampage by Sayfullo Saipov who murdered eight cyclists by running them over on a bike path with a flatbed truck. Though the extent of the collusion with the organization is a bit fuzzy, both incidents were connected to ISIS, Read more

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07
Dec 2017
Jerusalem is Israel’s Eternal Capital

Trump controversially “provoked” Muslims across the world by declaring what US policy has always claimed, that it recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Just five months ago Senate passed a bill 90–0 that Jerusalem would be recognized as Israel’s undivided capital. It has been a law since the Jerusalem Embassy Act of 1995, that America plans to move its embassy to the nation’s capital Jerusalem. Clinton, George W. and Obama spent 21 years appeasing Palestine by not fulfilling the rule of law. Unsurprisingly, as with every decision Trump has ever made, the press is calling him a lunatic for doing something that should not be the slightest bit controversial Read more

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26
Sep 2017
Opposite Forces

The Creator is pulling us towards him whether we know it or not. The natural development of the world is in opposition to the Creator, but this opposition is the necessary obstacle to knowing Him. While the Creator like nature, is the force of goodness and infinite giving known as bestowal, humanity is pulled by the force of the ego. The ego is constantly seeking pleasure for itself, often in seemingly contradictory forms. Out of this desire to enjoy, one ultimately destroys one’s self and everything he or she connects with or comes across. Kabbalah teaches one how to invert this desire for pleasure into a desire to bestow, a Read more

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