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The Great Abide: Tao Te Ching Chapter 8 (Amy Putkonen version)

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Chapter 8

The highest goodness is to be like water.
Water benefits
all the Ten Thousand Things,
yet does not compete.

Water will go to the low places… 434 more words

Great Abide / Tao Tuesdays

Cultural (P)references and Marketing

“A university lecturer, huh? So, how much do you make?”

I almost choked on my wine, narrowly avoiding showering my shirt with red droplets . In the UK, where I lived at the time, this was a question you would never, ever ask – even your best friend. 877 more words


Book of the Week: Cloud Atlas

Cloud Atlas. I have been able to think of little else for the past few days. (I apologize to anyone who is close to me—I haven’t exactly been easy to reach!) 416 more words

bad man's teacher

What is a good man but a bad man’s teacher?
What is a bad man but a good man’s job?

If you don’t understand this, you will get lost, no matter how clever you are. 9 more words

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