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 Saturday, June 1st 2019

Join us for a group effort (Red Bull 400) followed by The How To Do Symposium & Other Exercises in Futility, presented by Mark Twight and Michael Blevins. Last year was a phenomenal event that we couldn’t have predicted the power of, this year we are condensing it in order to make it more accessible to those traveling from around the United States and internationally. Price includes entry into the Red Bull 400, travel from the nonprophet event center and back, a discussion from 12-8pm, and dinner catered by shutupEAT.

We will discuss the details of what physical effort can do for the mind, what philosophical effort can do for the body, and How To Do instead of be. Sign up deadline is May 20th 2019, we are accepting 20 students. Price for the entire event is $695

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NONPROPHET is a practice; these are our efforts.


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The space

We are a product of our environment. It is a universal truth that we have had to learn; again and again. A space has the power to influence, and that influence has the power to change those who allow it but we are not concerned with the actual location, the thing or the entity. We are more intrigued by the action that happens inside of a space—inside a skull, the thinking, the doing, the practice—this is A PRACTICE.

When an environment can foster change we consider it a Site Of Power—a magnet for aptitude, a place to thin the herd. We half-jokingly call what we have here a Sight Of Power: a place where transformation and growth can be witnessed, but that is all it is. It’s a glimpse, a view from afar. This place has no name. Most are not welcome here and those who are welcomed in will one day be asked to leave because this is not a destination, it is simply a means.

What you read here is not advice, it is not a fitness prescription, nor is it a progressive program. It is simply a log of ideas and thoughts that are backed up with the physical expression of those ideas and thoughts. Some of these sessions demonstrate the practical application of our theory, others are purely experimental.

There is nothing special about the equipment we use, or the exercises that are performed—there is no secret. But what does occur here is different, it is the result of a controlled environment, it is an answer to the question “Who cares most?”. It is the extension of our words and beliefs punctuated by black rubber mats and gazes into infinity. It is only possible through deep thought, thinking about thinking, and through doing. This space appears to be built from cinder block and cement but the foundation is not physical, it is forged by relationships and tempered by risk. This space allows us the confidence to push and fail, and consequently, the assurance to continue.