What is The Drunken Taoist?

The Drunken Taoist is a bi-monthly podcast by writer/martial artist/college professor/whatever-label-you-feel-like-adding Daniele Bolelli. One of the monthly episodes features discussions and interviews with one or more guests. The other includes the infamous Bolelli rants and verbal Tai Chi with co-host Rich Evirs.

In terms of topics covered by the show, the common thread is whatever makes life intense, passionate and worth living. Anything that meets this requirement is fair game—regardless of whether the starting point is religion, politics, sex, martial arts, philosophy, history, or any other specific field.

Episode 111 - Taoist Parenting, Mongolian outlaws, and Jesus as a Inuit Hunter

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The Conan Rash Guard

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The "Rant of the Day":

  • Recreating the Conan image
  • Taoist parenting
  • Tailoring the style to the people you are dealing with
  • Turning a competitive relationship into a cooperative one
  • Teaching kids to make choices, not to blindly obey
  • Taoist leadership

The "Storytelling Moment" / Father Bolelli's Sunday School:

  • Jesus and God as Inuit hunters killing dogs
  • Satan gets killed… three times
  • The stuff people are willing to believe if it comes from charismatic, authoritarian leaders
  • When God was recruited as a dog-sled driver
  • No one ever lost money by betting on people's fear and hopelessness
  • A misguided Wim Hof moment
  • Jesus dies of TB in prison
  • How cults work

The "Iz Moment":

  • My daughter "Accepts and Respects Authority"?
  • Open-toed shoes in school and the Clash
  • "Hierarchy, strict rules I won't obey this tradition Why kneel down like a slave I'd rather be an outlaw... No one owns This beautiful planet I can go wherever I want Thanks to my horse"
  • Sainkho

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