Episode 12 - The Barely Conscious Taoist

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The "I Have a Dream" Corner:

  • Daniele is black and proud in a post-dream state that joyfully shatters identity.

The "Rant of the Day":

  • Integrity vs. avoidance as a communication strategy. If someone calls you or emails, don't be a dick: return the message. 
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  • It's easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to get into Heaven: why capitalism and Christianity don't mix.
  • Everyone creates their own religion. Some people happen to be honest about it. 

The "Storytelling Moment": 

  • The lovely biblical tale of Lot, a righteous man who offers his virgin daughters to a mob so they can rape them in order to preserve the laws of hospitality. Our tale includes women turned into pillars of salt, God doing some smiting, and Lot's daughters getting their father drunk and raping him to preserve the human race. 
  • God kicks the devil's ass in the biblical body count 

The "Ask Bolelli" Corner:

  • Taoism and sexual alchemy? Not my thing.
  • My MMA experience: cage fighting, the discovery that "scare the shit out of you" is not just a figure of speech and facing one's fears. 

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