Ernest Cadorin

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Ernest Cadorin has taught Zen and martial arts for over twenty-five years. With an extensive background in management, he complements his philosophical insights with real-world experience. Known for his passionate storytelling and dynamic teaching style, he has educated and entertained students from all walks of life. Cadorin studied philosophy and mathematics at the University of Waterloo, and has specialized training in management science and effective communication. He is also a chess instructor, and enjoys cycling and music.

Cadorin's Karate Blog: Philosophy & Technique

Another year, another creative outlet. I’ve started a blog that will complement my karate channel on YouTube and allow me to share ideas and other material in written format. If you are interested, check it out at https://www.ernestcadorin.lilycom.co/..., and click the ‘subscribe’ button on the blog page if you would like to be notified of new posts.

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Published on March 13, 2020 11:42
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The Arrows of Zen

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A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
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Interesting and enjoyable. Written in a very amusing tone.
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“Disciplined training is a prerequisite for true artistic spontaneity.”
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The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck
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Simple, yet very enjoyable.
Tropic of Cancer by Henry Miller
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"A very good collection of stories, parables really, utilising Zen philosophy for humanistic wisdom."
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Origin by Dan Brown
Origin (Robert Langdon, #5)
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Good book -- like the others in the series. I felt that the story's big discovery was a bit overblown, especially considering the manner in which it was arrived. ...more
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“Sometimes you need to set aside your pride to achieve something you can be proud of.”
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This One Because of the Dead by Laure Baudot
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Well-written and insightful — enjoyable to read. Great use of imagery.
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The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown
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Very good book -- hard to put down. The end was not quite as satisfying as the end of the Da Vinci Code, but that is a hard act to follow.
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“If the mind can cause stress, the mind can alleviate it. It’s within our power to choose one thought over another — to choose optimism over pessimism.”
Ernest Cadorin, The Arrows of Zen

“When we are aware and sensitive to what’s happening, we can take steps to make things better.”
Ernest Cadorin, The Arrows of Zen

“When we are active, we become stronger and more energetic. This, in turn, makes us more positive and self-confident. It’s a powerful cycle.”
Ernest Cadorin, The Arrows of Zen

“Living in the moment does not mean forgetting about the past or ignoring the future. It means drawing on our past experiences and keeping the future in sight as we put all of our energy into the present.”
Ernest Cadorin, The Arrows of Zen

“We are evolutionarily hard-wired to prioritize negative stimuli because of the survival advantages this gives us. Evolution is blind, and it doesn’t necessarily care about our happiness. That’s up to us.”
Ernest Cadorin, The Arrows of Zen

“If the mind can cause stress, the mind can alleviate it. It’s within our power to choose one thought over another — to choose optimism over pessimism.”
Ernest Cadorin, The Arrows of Zen

“Greater awareness brings about a greater appreciation of the people, places, and things in our lives. The more observant we are, the richer our daily experiences become.”
Ernest Cadorin, The Arrows of Zen

“When we are aware and sensitive to what’s happening, we can take steps to make things better.”
Ernest Cadorin, The Arrows of Zen




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