Category: Philosophy

Thoughts and writings on philosophy and various philosophical concepts.

Catching Feathers….

The pursuit of Zen is like catching feathers in the wind without damaging them; the harder we try the more impossible the task becomes. The moment we ‘want‘ to catch hold the feather escapes our grasp or is damaged upon capture. It is only when…

Give Them What They Want….

One of the tenets of all martial arts….is to avoid their use at all costs. To quote the famous Miyamoto Musashi….. “-The ultimate aim of martial arts is not having to use them” It might seem strange…..to suggest the best method of fighting is…

1. Two Doors: A Parable of Life

-It should first be noted I make no claim as to the origin of the following parable. I recall reading it once but cannot remember where. Regardless the lesson is one I couldn’t not share today. Two men awoke to find themselves presented with…