How To Philosophize Like Bruce Lee: The Tao of Jeet Kune Do

In philosophy, there are many different ideas, ideologies, thinkers, and schools of thought. Each offer something unique and some address certain situations more significantly than others. However, a critical mind will often find both pros and cons in each ideology, while others may take on one of these ideologies as their identity. Yet, when life presents us with problems, we tend to turn to our philosophies for answers.

Bruce Lee’s fighting style known as Jeet Kune Do assumes no identity of one style but rather takes on all styles to be practical and efficient. One might ask whether or not this can be applied to philosophy. Instead of attaching ourselves to one of these philosophical identities, what if we instead utilize multiple schools of thought in our lives when we encounter problems? In Bruce Lee’s way of thinking, this may see us absorb what is useful, reject what is unhelpful and add what is uniquely our own, to create a philosophical system that draws from the best and most practical elements of the various schools of thought.

Have a look at the following video for more about Bruce Lee’s philosophical leanings, to see if any of this could enhance your outlook on life:

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