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The Tao Of Good Government

Most government and military leaders throughout history have felt it wise policy to extol the doers of good deeds, and to honor them with titles, awards, or wealth. 1,026 more words


Governing a large country
is like cooking a small fish.

When a country is governed
according to the tao,
People are treated gently.

When order is not disturbed, 29 more words


Frankie, the Art Enthusiast and Maria Magdalena, the Art

“Success is as dangerous as failure…                                                                                           What does it mean that success is as dangerous as failure?                                            Whether you go up the ladder or down it,                                                                                    your position is shaky… 812 more words

The Tao Te Ching As Seen By An Admiring & Sympathetic Skeptic

The Tao Te Ching (a.k.a. Dow De Jing) is a Chinese philosophical document composed of numerous short entries instructing the reader on the nature of life and on how to live it, frequently using very obtuse or esoteric language in an attempt to convey, or appear to convey, deeper meaning. 1,550 more words



I’ve spent much of today attempting to find some sort of balance. In times of stress and knowing that I have an overwhelming amount of work ahead, I fall back heavily on Taoist philosophy. 267 more words