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Taoism - Origins and development

Laozi is traditionally regarded as the founder of Taoism and is closely associated in this context with “original”, or “primordial”, Taoism. Whether he actually existed is disputed; however, the work attributed to him – the… 588 more words

God Or Science

The Book of the Right Way of Laozi - 66.


All rivers lead to the sea with the power of one hundred valley kings
Because of their inherent potential.
Therefore, they act as one hundred valley kings. 157 more words

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Oneness: Part 1

“The Tao gives birth to One.
One gives birth to Two.
Two gives birth to Three.
Three gives birth to all things.

Ordinary men hate solitude. 648 more words

Everyday Spirituality

The Book of the Right Way of Laozi - 65.


In ancient times good prevailed because those who followed the way
Did not seek to educate the people.
Rather, they governed to keep the people foolish (like monkeys). 152 more words

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Friday Night Gratitudes | minimalist edition

“If you want to become full, let yourself be empty.”

~Tao Te Ching



The other day I dropped my phone in the toilet. It was a year-old iPhone 5C. I’m not going to go into the specifics of how it happened other than it involved really loose pockets on sweatpants. 1,145 more words


The Book of the Right Way of Laozi - 64.


Undistracted, it is easy to have a steady hand.
When there are no omens it is easy to scheme.
What is brittle is easily melted. 260 more words

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