Lessons from Taoism: Ancient Wisdom for Modern Times

At Your Finger Tips. This re-blogged post is a Timely Reminder of the Consequences of a Purely Transactional Existence aided and abetted our blind use of Time Compression Devices and Techniques, the likes of which in an almost unbeknown way lay down the imprints for a future fascism…. we’re not that far off… not that we’d actually know…. or even really care, no?

A Life of Virtue: Philosophy as a Way of Life

It was at a university book sale where I was first introduced to the ideas of Taoism. Hidden away deep in the philosophy section, I picked up what initially seemed like a strange esoteric book – the Tao Te Ching. It was a short text, under 100 pages, that was filled with often puzzling language and concepts which seemed contradictory at first.

As I dived deeper into the book exploring its key themes and lessons, I saw its potential to act as a roadmap for inner freedom and liberation. Moreover, I understood the possibility for Taoist ideas to be used as a remedy for the anxiety of our current age. A period in which we have come to measure success in terms of status, wealth and power. Mass pop culture has propagated homogeneity and conformity, resulting in everyone feeling the need to be the same. This has detached us from…

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