Episode 31 – Learning to be a Good Samurai
The Drunken Taoist Podcast #31
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The “Rant of the Day”:
- The sacredness of keeping one’s word: the foundation of integrity
- Why are white lies better than black lies?!?
- Ritual suicide: the Samurai way to say “i’m sorry”
- “I forgive you for what you did to me, but how can I forgive you for what you did to yourself?”
- I watched Conan the Barbarian too many times to be a forgiving type
- Learning to be a good Samurai
The “I Have A Dream” Corner:
- Apologies to the Swiss!
- The orgasm-counting gnome is suing me for working him over time and giving him carpal tunnel
- Teaching class with no pants on
- The joys of wine: American History was never this much fun
The “Storytelling Moment”:
- From Thoreau to Gandhi to Martin Luther King: ripples in a pond
The “Iz Moment”:
- Bob Marley may be my son in law
- Painting the whole world pink
- How you can get manly muscles: drunken workouts
The “Ask Bolelli” Corner:
- The greatness of Alan Watts and Krishnamurti passing through Bruce Lee
- The dilemma of chasing a vision vs. economic security
- Making escape plans and freeing yourself from slavery
- Having kids in a dangerous world
- “In the beginning it was fear”