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Philosophy or Religion?

January 28th, 2013 | by msalt

One of the big controversies in Daoist circles is the distinction between what used to be called “religious” vs. “philosophical” [&hellip


Mirror… mirror…mirror.

January 17th, 2013 | by Stephen Bokenkamp

by Steve Bokenkamp I have been a student of Daoism for over thirty years, but I have always managed to [&hellip


Forget the words

January 13th, 2013 | by msalt

Should you pronounce a difficult or foreign word correctly, even if you’re less likely to be understood? Or is it [&hellip


American Koans #1: Volunteers

December 20th, 2012 | by msalt

by Mark Saltveit Maybe I’m just lazy. I plant nothing. Own no tools. Use no fertilizer or pesticides. Couldn’t even [&hellip


Comedians as Daoist Missionaries

December 18th, 2012 | by msalt

by Mark Saltveit I’ve worked as a paid standup comedian on the West Coast for 12 years. It’s fascinating, rewarding, [&hellip


Reality (wide view)

December 10th, 2012 | by msalt

NASA Earth Observatory image by Robert Simmon, using Suomi NPP VIIRS data provided courtesy of Chris Elvidge (NOAA National Geophysical [&hellip



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