Steve (a.k.a. Duncan North) is a teacher, writer and relationship counselor. Steve studied philosophy and mathematics at St. John’s College in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
In 2000, Sony Pictures Classics released The Tao of Steve, a film inspired by his life and philosophy. His work includes (and is entirely limited to) a romantic advice column (The Tao of Love), some magazine articles, two screenplays (The Tao of Steve, Hell Can Wait) and numerous apology notes. He also recently embarked on writing his first novel ‘The Tao of Cake’, coming soon.
Do you have burning philosophical questions about love and relationships? Ask Steve: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Who is Steve? you ask.
“Steve is the prototypical cool American male: Steve McGarrett, Steve Austin, and the ultimate Steve, Steve McQueen.” Furthermore, “Steve isn’t a name, it’s a state of mind. James Bond is a Steve. Spiderman is a Steve. Grouch is a Steve.”
Tao of Steve philosophy embodies three parts:
1. Eliminate desire and you’ll become desirable.
2. Excel in her presence, prove yourself worthy.
3. Retreat and she’ll pursue you.
The Tao of Love, however, is not so simple grasshopper. Read on.