Mar 11, 2020 • 1HR 2M

Exploring Daoism (Robert Wright & Robin Wang)

 
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Conversations with a series of people who have nothing in common except that program host Robert Wright is curious about what they’re thinking.
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Unpacking the Dao De Jing's famous opening line, "The Dao that can be told is not the eternal Dao" ... "The way" as a descriptive and prescriptive moniker ... Rising above the perspective of the moment ... The relationship among Daoism, Confucianism, and Zen Buddhism ... Spirituality and transcendence in Daoism ... Robin's work as a consultant on The Karate Kid remake ... Why Robin's book uses "yinyang" instead of "yin and yang" ...