#107 Obstacles in the Way

“In the long history of martial art, the instinct to follow and imitate seems to be inherent in most martial artists – instructors and students alike. This is due partly to being human and partly due to patterns of styles. Ever since the establishment of institutes, academies, schools and their instructors, the need for a “pointer of the Way” is echoed.”

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#106 The Void

“The void may be said to have two aspects:

It simply is what it is.

It is realized; it is aware of itself. And to speak improperly, this awareness is “in us,” or better, we are “in it.””

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#104 Listener Wisdom

This week we have a special episode where Shannon and Sharon share wisdom from Bruce Lee Podcast listeners. We asked for our listeners to share their #BruceLeeMoments and we’ve gotten emails from around the world!

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#102 The Intelligent Mind

“An intelligent mind is an inquiring mind. It is not satisfied with explanations, with conclusions; nor is it a mind that believes, because belief is again another form of conclusion.

An intelligent mind is one which is constantly learning, never concluding – styles and patterns have come to conclusion, therefore they have ceased to be intelligent.”

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#101 The Complete Human

“The conformer seldom learns to depend upon himself for expression; rather he faithfully follows a pattern.

As time passes, he will probably learn some dead routines and be good according to his set patterns, but he has not come to understand himself.”

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#100 Freedom

It’s the 100th episode of the Bruce Lee Podcast! For this monumental episode Shannon and Sharon discuss freedom.

Freedom, both what it is and how we can work towards it, was very important to Bruce Lee. Within freedom rests peacefulness and harmony, and Bruce wanted to live in harmony.

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#98 Bruce Lee Library - Tao Te Ching

Bruce Lee was a prolific reader; we have around 1,700 books in the Bruce Lee Archive. In the Bruce Lee Library series we will explore different books from Bruce’s library, sharing his annotations and underlined passages, and discussing how these book’s contributed to Bruce’s philosophy and life.

The first book that we will be sharing from the Bruce Lee Library is the Tao Te King by Lao Tzu Interpreted as Nature and Intelligence by Archie J. Bahm.

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