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Is Daoism Chinese?

March 10th, 2018 | by msalt

Underlying many of the fierce arguments about whether Westerners are appropriating Daoism  is a basic question: is Daoism Chinese? If [&hellip

The Tao of Queen Mary

January 19th, 2018 | by msalt

The Netflix series “The Crown” offers a very interesting bit of applied Daoism, spread across three episodes in Season 1. [&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

Fighting by Not Fighting

January 19th, 2016 | by msalt

A dozen or so heavily armed right-wing extremists seize a government facility. Naturally, the police respond with a massive display [&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

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