Re: [TaoTalk] Re: Fierce Creatures
- I thought I'd understand more if I came back to your message
after a month or so and I'm still in the dark. Please see
--- On Thu, 5/7/09, bradford hatcher <bradford@...> wrote:
Subject: Re: [TaoTalk] Re: Fierce Creatures
> Was listening to Eckart Tolle's 'Power of Now' earlier
> and was reminded of this thread. In chapter 3 he says
> that any action is often better than no action because
> if you make a mistake at least you learn something.
> One can always revise later on.
I found that book way too simple and new agey to read more than a page
or two in.
And I think there are much better ways to understand learning as dynamic
don't require such a blithe approach to error, or give so much rope to
Me: Not sure but is it possible you've taken Tolle's point too far cos
you're using reason to understand him?
_ _ _ _ _ _ _
For instance, one image that also shows a little more respect for the
of Wu Wei, comes from boating: if the boat isn't moving the rudder is
Me: Are we going somewhere or are we just relaxing on the water?
I've drawn a blank. Please try to explain why you brought this
- --- In TaoTalk@yahoogroups.com, "bradford hatcher" <bradford@...> wrote:
>This, of course, is why I turn 24 at every birthday!
> I think there's some sense to this one:
> "Only dead fish go with the flow."
> Relaxing, and letting the universe assist you
> is one thing, but it's the nature of life
> to not be inert, and to fight the great fight
> against the second law of therodynamics
> until it finally kills you.