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Chapter 47 of Tao Te Ching

” Without stepping out the door,

you can know the world.

Without looking through the window,

you can see the way of heaven. 42 more words


* Tao Inspiration for our Times

Sometimes a passage from the Tao te Ching comes to light at just the right time. With the storms in the Western US and the upcoming change in government, this seems to be a timely share. 159 more words

Middle Ground

Front and back follow each other

“Under heaven all can see beauty as beauty only because there is ugliness.

All can know good as good only because there is evil.

Therefore having and not having arise together; 406 more words


The Book of the Right Way of Laozi

NOTE: I just noticed that I hadn’t posted all of my draft translations of the Tao Te Ching on my blog. Rather than post the eleven missing chapters in consecutive blogs, I am posting them here in one blog for those are interested. 1,130 more words

Tao Te Ching

The Secret of the Middle Way

Do you ever feel out of balance, off kilter, in need of centering? Is your energy negative and destructive?

There is a way to live a more peaceful life. 705 more words


"Those who think they know never learn." (Dunning-Kruger Effect)

“Those who think they know never learn.”

— Tao Te Ching, Chinese, philosophy, psychology, Dunning-Kruger effect

“What’s curious is that, in many cases, incompetence does not leave people disoriented, perplexed, or cautious.

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The More Words, The Less Meaning

“The fish trap exists because of the fish. Once you’ve gotten the fish you can forget the trap. The rabbit snare exists because of the rabbit.

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