"Pretty late to this post, but I am glad this book has a discussion group. Powerful book for transformation and inspiration.
Anyone who enjoyed this book I highly recommend Don Miguel's book- "The Voice of Knowledge". I liked it even…"
"I have never read anything on this list, but I am now adding many to my "to Read" list.
Some that I have loved and/or are on my reading list:
The Upanishads (currently reading)
The Secret History of the World- Mark Booth
Zhuangzi (or the…"
"Wow, yeah i definitely agree with that. Gradual change is still change, and is probably the most stable way to create change. Sometimes i feel like i really want to change things NOW, haha, but we have to remember the work and to make progress…"
"Yes, that is what I am saying.
Things are screwed up enough to guarantee jobs. I get the problem of creating an economy out of a billion humming monks, and I think that could be myth. A different economy comes with tasks to equip the…"
"Interesting. Yes I do believe that overlapping both concepts would be the best goal of humanity. I feel that in a lot of ways the masses are kept from the "Great Middle", as you said it, because of the "global (kind of) society"…"
"As the eager first responder, I'm only saying one thing that I'm thinking. This is a discussion, so I expect to be back after a few other posts.
If we begin by making it a given that it does not matter how deeply people tune themselves to…"
I have been thinking about and meditating on Tao readings a lot lately. I have a lot of thoughts about it, but wondered what everyone else thinks.The Tao is clearly the "ultimate reality and ground of all existence" it is the river of "life" (for lack of a better word) that flows through all existence. But I often wonder if there is a way to separate yourself from the Tao (which I obviously don't want to do!). I read and listen to a lot of Alan Watts and he talks about how even machines and…See More