The Jim Rutt Show

The Jim Rutt Show

EP37 Jared Janes on Spirituality

January 23, 2020

Jared Janes talks with Jim about spiritual language, altered states vs traits, suffering, the confabulated self, embodiment, concentration practices, metaphysics, and more...

Meditator & thinker Jared Janes talks with Jim about why he still uses the word ‘spiritual’, altered states vs altered traits, the equation & dynamics of suffering, understanding our own intentions, the confabulating mind, embodied intuition, the value & limits of conceptuality, what the self is & its usefulness, attention & awareness, the pleasure of concentration, metaphysics, and more.

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Mentions & Recommendations

Jared’s Website
Jared on Twitter
Waking Up by Sam Harris
The Science of Enlightenment by Shinzen Young
The Mind is Flat by Nick Chater
The Feeling of What Happens by António R. Damásio
Culadasa (John Yates, Ph.D.)

Jared Janes is a podcast producer/host (The Jim Rutt Show, Both/And, & Impactful), a management consultant, and a committed meditator. He’s been a daily meditator for over five years, has completed multiple meditation courses from different traditions, attends multiple meditation retreats each year, and personally coaches meditators in his spare time. Before podcasting & consulting he built a career in digital operations & management, started & ran a nonprofit, played a video game semi-professionally, and spent his spare time learning about personal performance, science & philosophy.