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Scientific Blinders

July 9th, 2016 | by msalt

A post last year looked at the ways in which even the best scientists — Albert Einstein, for example — [&hellip


Bruce Lee and the Power of Water

April 20th, 2016 | by msalt

I just ran across a classic post at Maria Popova’s always worthwhile BrainPickings that illuminates the connection between martial arts [&hellip


Spooky Action at a Distance

October 23rd, 2015 | by msalt

Einstein was wrong. As insightful as he was about the nature of the universe, the most famous Western genius since [&hellip


Malcolm Gladwell is wrong

April 21st, 2014 | by msalt

I’ve long had a pet theory that Malcolm Gladwell is a closet Daoist. If you look at his big books, [&hellip


The Modern Axis of Buddhist Hate

March 10th, 2014 | by msalt

Ideology is perhaps man’s most deadly invention. And while we have stereotypes of “good” and “bad” ideologies (Islam = “warlike,” [&hellip


Your Own Private Tao of Idaho

February 6th, 2014 | by msalt

“The Tao of the Palouse” is a short (8 minute) documentary about a Daoist hermitage in rural Idaho. (The Palouse [&hellip



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