What Will
Your Verse Be?

An Introduction to
The Story of Existence

In the 1989 film “Dead Poets Society,” Robin William’s character John Keating quotes Walt Whitman’s exquisite poem O Me! O Life!. This poem cuts through the drab ordinariness or unrelenting pain of living to give life a purpose: to contribute a Verse to the unfolding of the Universe.

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Chapter One: The PreVerse: A Modern Creation Story

How we came to be, rooted in modern understanding. Crafted for those unwilling to leave reason & experience at the door.

Why? Many who’ve left traditional communities no longer share a common story. Without this, we struggle to build shared values.

We excised our myths and replaced them with too-weak alternatives. Here we plant a flag. Here we say “this I believe.”

“[Homo Sapiens] can weave common myths such as the biblical creation story, the Dreamtime myths of aboriginal Australia, and the Nationalist myths of modern states. Such myths give sapiens the unprecedented ability to cooperate flexibly in large numbers.” —Yuval Noah Harari, Sapiens

Ch 1: The PreVerse

Ch 2: The MeVerse

Ch 3: The iVerse

Ch 4: Forms of Governance

Ch 5: The TheeVerse

Ch 6: The UnIVerse

Ch 6 Pt 2: UnIVerse Governance

Ch 6 Pt 3: UnIVerse Economics

Ch 7: The LieVerse

Ch 8: The BeVerse

Ch 8 Pt 2: Know Thyself

Ch 8 Pt 3: Know Others

Ch 8 Pt 4: Faith in Change

Ch 8 Pt 5: Choose Thyself

Ch 9: The WeVerse