"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
Jun 2017
Achieving Equivalence With Nature

After years of being brought in and out of a loathsome state, with little hints of unimaginable bliss scattered along the way, the Creator brings man into the attainment of Elohim. I use the word Elohim, as Creator (Bore) never meant anything to me. I feel God or Hashem (one without name) has more weight, but it’s not quite accurate. Elohim more accurately translates to the Creating God than the Creator, or God the Creator. The Hebrew word for Elohim — in gematria (the numerical study of Torah) — , is equal to haTevha, Nature. Thus, God is Nature and God is in a continual state of creating, what Kabbalah describes as a state Read more

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Jun 2017
I’m Studying Torah Asshole

I’m Studying Torah Asshole: How the Egoistic World Will Produce Angels “I place upon them a king such as Haman, and he will force them to repent.” The world is approaching a state of complete darkness. Only through these conditions can the light awaken. We should strive for divine will, the final correction that illuminates not only the state of the world, but gives us the means to piece together what ails us. The great Kabbalist, Baruch Ashlag (The Rabash) writes, “The order of the work in Torah and Mitzvot begins with Lo Lishma [not for Her name; for one’s own benefit], as it is written in The Zohar, “Some Read more

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May 2017
Comey and Le Pen

Comey and Le Pen: Casualties of the War Between Neoliberal and Deplorable James Comey gave a speech to his LA office, the news on the TVs announced his firing. Comey thought he was a victim of an elaborate prank. Amidst the laughter, he was taken to the FBI offices seven blocks away by Trump’s personal bodyguard, who read James Comey a matter-of-fact and sarcastically gracious letter that only Trump could have conceived: Cameras followed Comey to a private plane. Within a few hours, the left and the establishment neoliberal class, in a state of genuine confusion (as they wanted Comey gone a few months earlier) theorized about the timing of Read more

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