Hi everyone. I am probably a typical noob. Everything I know pertaining to this subject comes from Alan Watts. I have been listening to his recorded talks for years now, and I have read some of his books in which he describes Taoism, Zen and other eastern philosophies. I know it probably isn't smart to get all my knowledge from one source, so I figured I'd give this forum a shot. I am 19 years old, I live in Michigan, USA where I attend college and work as a laborer. I feel like Watts has logically explained to me what Taoism is about, but I feel as if the enlightenment is coming straight from Watts and once I close the book or stop the recording, I go back to my engrained habits of seeking and frustration.
Thanks for reading this. Now that I have introduced myself, I will continue to explore the forum.