S1 E113 — Is This an Omen?

I’m spinning my wheels sketching out a promotional strategy to kick off a Patreon campaign. It’s overwhelming as I tinker with the technical aspects of launching on Patreon’s crowdfunding platform.

“5”  Steve McQueen (1930 – 1980): You’ll get the urge to take a break before the work is done, and it’s an excellent idea.” Aries

The Tau of Steves: What You Don’t Know Could Fill a Book

Hi and welcome to Saturday’s Episode 113 in the first season of ” My 1-Year Natural Experiment” on this 2nd day of November in the fall of 2019, also known as Day Seven of Scorpio Time.


Is this an omen? 

I used to see writers and authors on Patreon in the earlier days, but now I see more influencers and streamers. Is that another sign of extinction?

I’ll worry about that later.  I can only control what I can control, right?

So, I spent a more comfortable time researching the differences between “Tao” and “Tau” since the Fake Marc Maron already asked me about it in my dream.

 From Wikipedia:

“Tao is a Chinese word signifying “way”, “path”, “route”, “road” or sometimes more loosely “doctrine”, “principle” or “holistic beliefs”. In the context of East Asian philosophy and East Asian religions, Tao is the natural order of the universe whose character one’s human intuition must discern in order to realize the potential for individual wisdom. This intuitive knowing of “life” cannot be grasped as a concept; it is known through actual living experience of one’s everyday being.”

Aspects I can glom onto:  way, path, natural order and especially intuition and wisdom.

And what does Tau mean?

“In ancient times, tau was used as a symbol for life or resurrection, whereas the eighth letter of the Greek alphabet, theta, was considered the symbol of death. In Biology: The expressed period of the freerunning rhythm of an animal, i.e., the length of the daily cycle of an animal when kept in constant light or constant darkness. Tau in biochemistry, a protein associated with microtubules and implicated in neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease, some forms of frontotemporal lobar degeneration, and chronic traumatic encephalopathy.

Aspects I can glom onto: symbol for life or resurrection, free running rhythm, and some biochemistry.

Now this speaks more to Tao than Tau, don’t you feel?

Today’s Holiday Birthday: 

“Relationships bring out a powerful side of you and you’ll begin to love and give to others in ways that you used to long for.  You will actually become the one you wished for.  You’ll celebrate new developments in business and love.  You’ll level up with a personal endeavor.”

Random ones that make me want change my sign.

What about the Holiday Tau for McQueen?  Trick question.  I label it a Tau, but if this was a formal experiment, I’d say it feels more Tao than Tau. Or, should you point to the fact that, as in Steve Job’s case, he passed so his resurrection equates to Tau?

“5”  Steve McQueen (1930 – 1980): You’ll get the urge take a break before the work is done, and it’s an excellent idea.” Aries

I’m guessing neither Tau or Tao, so I’m passing today.  Sorry guys!

“2”  Steve Winwood, 71; Stevie Wonder, 69; Stephen Colbert, 56: Like any other animal, you belong to the natural world and will thrive there, should you seize the chance.” Taurus

Haha, once upon a time the end. 

“4”  Steve Howey, 42:People are better at remembering beginnings and endings than they are middles.  You’ll use this to your advantage today.” Cancer

So, consider Aoki’s next?  Tau or Tao.  Leaning on way I read in “The Art of War” I’d say less direct requires the effortlessly smooth Tao.

“5”  Steve Aoki, 41: People won’t know about your talent until you tell them.  Keep in mind that there are different ways to go about this, and the direct way is least effective.” Sagittarius

But, to the counter point we have Job’s Tau, emphasizing “life” and “resurrection” in its definition.

“5”  Steve Jobs, (1955 – 2011): Get directly down to business, no apologies, explanations, justifications or qualifications are necessary.  Pisces

Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons

Inspired by Holiday Mathis – Creators Syndicate