We will walk about in a park chatting and enjoying the beauty of the surroundings. Every now and then, we will stop and I will tell a short story illustrating a philosophical or psychological theme such as happiness, relationships, individuals and society, emotions, reason, madness, wisdom... (I have got books loaded with little gems...) At the end of the story, I will suggest one or two questions that we could use as conversation starters as we resume walking about...
This is not a group for scholars - though scholars are welcome - This is for people, and possibly dogs !
So let's not be put off by the word "philosophical" everyone can share a little piece of personal wisdom or experience !
Philosophical themes are: Happiness, love, illusions, passions, wisdom, how to be social without betraying ourselves, what do we believe in.... Great topics for great conversation.
"Everything is for itself and for something else"
July 6, 2014 · 2:30 PM
Talking sticks and social walk: About happiness
Free event. Talking sticks is a practice consisting of having a stick that represents the right to speak.
In a circle, the person who holds the sticks speaks and nobody... Learn more
May 4, 2014 · 2:30 PM
More Taoist stories !
We had such a beautiful afternoon in Regent's Park that it's just impossible not to do it again ! Let's go to Hampstead Heath for the next time. Weather permitting it... Learn more
April 13, 2014 · 2:30 PM
Taoist stories in Regent's Park
Don't expect me to do a comprehensive lecture about Taoism, this is not the point and I couldn't do it anyway. I just love what I know about the spirit of Taoism and the... Learn more