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Diligence and Discipline

Question: Derek, you have stated that discipline and diligence are congruent with Tao, while indifference and apathy are not in…

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Science and the Tao

Question: Derek, is it possible for a scientist to believe in the Tao? Answer: Yes. Some scientists already do, but…

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Personal Communication

Question: Derek, what is the best way for me to respond when someone says something harmless, like “It is so…

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Only a Bowl of Rice

Once upon a time in ancient China, there lived a sage who was known for his ability to solve difficult…

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How to Pronounce Tao

Misconception: The first letter in “Tao” is an approximation of a Chinese sound that does not have an exact English…

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Hua Hu Ching

Misconception: The Hua Hu Ching contains the unknown teachings of Lao Tzu at an advanced level beyond the Tao Te…

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Dynamic Balance

Question: Derek, you often speak of dynamic balance. What does it mean exactly? Answer: Dynamic balance refers to a real-world…

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Immersed in the Tao

Question: Derek, why do we need to practice or cultivate anything in the Tao? By definition, the Tao is everywhere,…

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