We open the show with a discussion on how to become a practicing Taoist. Later, Dr. Carl and Tod tackle the oh-so important Tao concept of Te. The Te helps put the Tao in action, Dr. Carl discusses how you can make it work for you. We end with a brief talk on chapter four of the Tao Te Ching which helps you discover your own cosmic nature.
We open the show speculating whether some of the greatest minds of the last century were secretly Taoists. Later, Dr. Carl discusses mediation and we end with a break down of Chapter Three of the Tao Te Ching.
Recently, Tod got stuck riding the bus to work, prompting a discussion on social status and how it relates to the Tao. Later, we get into a conversation on the Taoist principal of Yin and Yang. This week’s Tao Te Ching reading is from chapter 8.
Our show opens with a discussion about the perils of the persistent business pervasive in modern society. Later, Dr. Carl Totton discusses the Taoist principal of wu-wei or the “art of non-doing.” The show ends with a break down of Chapter Two of the Tao Te Ching, a rumination on appreciating polarity and mutual arising.