Before We Begin …


For my dad, Jose Babauta, who passed away as this book was going to press.Your art,your passion your sense of humor live on through me. I love you.


All ideas in this book are stolen, and therefore don’t belong to me. This entire work is therefore uncopyrighted and in the public domain. No permission is required to copy, reprint, or otherwise gleefully rip off anything I’ve written.

No one has the right to deny the freedom of ideas.

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