Most Recent Update: 8/28/2023
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Why did I start Unorthodoxy?
As I learned about the spiritual aspect of life, organizing my thoughts online was a way to:
1) ensure I learned what I reviewed and
2) allow me to share my ideas with others.
I started writing on Medium in 2019, and then the pandemic occurred. My views on the pandemic, from spiritual to health, ultimately got me banned from Medium around 2021. While looking for an alternative writing space, I eventually came across Substack and started in Feb 2022.
During this time in my personal life, I was also interested in growing professionally. I discovered "The Personal MBA" book, which provided me with valuable insight into the complexities of the business world. It was then, in September 2022, that changed everything. September 2022 was when the Federal Reserve decided to increase rates due to inflation.
After going through the pandemic and seeing how the system could quickly snuff out our way of life, I decided to start an exit plan from the system. Since we knew the Federal Reserve planned on a three-year strategy, I gave myself a three-year strategy. In three years, my goal was to develop multiple business ideas based on what I had just read about business and ensure that these businesses were aligned with nature, the spiritual, and the Divine. And behold, Unorthodoxy was born.
At the time of this writing (August 2023), we are in the first year of this three-year plan, and it has been a great year thus far. Looking forward to the growth to see where this goes. Ashe!
Who writes the Unorthodoxy?
I go by “Franklin O’Kanu,” known as The Alchemik Pharmacist. I obtained my Doctorate in Pharmacy many years ago and have held various positions within the pharmacy industry, including Board Certified Pharmacist and Consultant. Currently, I serve as a Director for a Fortune 500 Company in the Health Sector.
I grew up in a Pentecostal Christian household. As I matured, I became aware of the political nature of religion. I have become familiar with Eastern Philosophies, such as Buddhism, and my science background has provided me with insight into what I term “spiritual science” (Quantum Physics). Additionally, I have delved into Psychology (Carl Jung), the esoteric (Manly P. Hall), and Alchemy (the earliest chemistry). My experiences have given me a unique perspective, allowing me to see how religion, philosophy, and holographic reality convey the same message.
This vantage point has allowed me to see the interconnectedness of everything, which is often obscured when we perceive things as separate. Recently, I have been using mental models to illustrate how we can accurately depict the world based on fundamental truths, even if these truths are unconventional or unorthodox (e.g., a geocentric model). In doing so, we build upon foundations that have yet to be disproven.
Through these traits, I have gained a more accurate perception of reality, leading to experiences like divinations, miracles, and synchronicities. With enough perseverance, we can become one with the Divine in this fascinating and magical world.
What is Unorthodoxy about?
Unorthodox (adj): breaking with convention or tradition, independent in behavior or thought. Unorthodoxy (n): state or quality of being unorthodox.
Unorthodoxy is a publication dedicated to providing a spiritual perspective on contemporary events and everyday experiences. The publication's guiding principle, "examining spirituality within our material reality," reflects an unorthodox ideology that has become increasingly rare in the 21st century.
Today, the focus is almost exclusively on the physical and material world, with spiritual considerations often overlooked or dismissed.
This shift away from spiritual awareness and connection has had significant consequences, resulting in a modern world that is divorced from nature and, in many ways, destructive to it.
By incorporating spiritual perspectives and insights into our understanding of contemporary life, Unorthodoxy aims to provide a new, more holistic perspective that can help us to make more informed and meaningful decisions. This perspective recognizes the interconnectedness of all aspects of life, from finances and health to emotions and beyond.
By bringing greater awareness to the spiritual dimensions of existence, Unorthodoxy seeks to facilitate a reconnection between the physical and spiritual realms, ultimately leading to a more balanced and fulfilling way of life.
Why subscribe to the Unorthodoxy?
If you're looking for a fresh perspective on the issues that are often swept under the rug, then subscribing to Unorthodoxy is a must. We delve into the core truths and evaluate them from a spiritual angle, giving you a complete understanding of what's happening in our world. When examining different events, we don't simply analyze them at a superficial level. Instead, we deeply dive into the spiritual significance of each occurrence and how it ties into the grand scheme of things.
Unorthodoxy offers two types of content: free and paid. The majority of the content is free (roughly 5-7mins/read), covering a wide range of topics from professional to philosophical to current events and more. Throughout the month, readers will also get articles discussing topics about personal growth and goal setting.
We’ll be pulling insights from books such as the following:
Getting Things Done by David Allen
Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
Becoming Supernatural by Dr. Joe Dispenza
Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
Deep Work by Cal Newport
The Personal MBA by Joshua Kaufman
and many, many more.
However, for those who want to dive deeper into the spiritual aspect of reality, there is paid (roughly 8-15mins/read) content available. Of course, we do touch on spirituality in our free content as well, but our paid content takes it to a whole new level. If you want to learn more about why becoming a paid member is worth it, check out our article on the topic.
The ultimate aim of Unorthodoxy is to see its readers grow and evolve alongside the publication. With each passing day, Unorthodoxy aims to impart the necessary tools to its readers to face life head-on and make it worth living. So, every reader of Unorthodoxy can lead a fulfilling and satisfying life.
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Who reads the Unorthodoxy?
Readers include those:
Professionals who would like to grow deeper in their career, accomplish more goals, achieve bigger wins, and many more.
Millennials and Gen-Z’s who saw their parents go through hard times with crises such as Sept 11 Attacks or the 2008 House Crisis and now going through their hard times.
Individuals who feel ill-prepared for those ups and downs of life, even after going through all the courses of education (i.e., college, post-grad, universities, etc.)
Individuals who are interested in the philosophy and psychology of reality and feel a spiritual shift manifesting itself throughout world affairs.
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