“The Tao is Silent”, first published in 1977, is a rambling, whimsical collection of short essays on Taoism.
Tag Archives: Philosophy
Half and Half
Not all simple things are easy, and this piece of advice is simple.
Why study philosophy?
In Shorinji Kempo, we study the physical and the philosophical. Why? Isn’t self defence about how to block punches, counter attack, and deal with being grabbed?
Book Review: The History, Philosophy, and Gung Fu of Shaolin Ch’an
“It’s China, mom. Everybody knows kung fu.” – Dre Parker, Karate Kid (2010).
But in the West it can safely be said that barely anybody knows Kung Fu.
Why you will never be perfect
We will never be perfect, no matter how much we try. So why should we even bother? Is there benefit in striving towards perfection?
Shu-Ha-Ri – The Martial Recipe
Originally posted on Zojo Dojo:
In studying, practising and teaching karate, I have come across the concept of Shu Ha Ri a few times. Of course my mind latched right on to it, because it is a neat way to explain vast concepts. Anything that offers an elegant shorthand is basically catnip to the instructor-in-training.…