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Church and State

Introduction Tao Te Ching Chapter Eight The supreme good is like water, which nourishes all things without trying to. It is content with the low places that people disdain. Thus it is like the Tao. In dwelling, live close to … Continue reading

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Prepare

Governing a large country is like frying a small fish. You spoil it with too much poking. Center your country in the Tao and evil will have no power. Not that it isn’t there, but you’ll be able to step … Continue reading

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Governing and Leadership

When the Master governs, the people are hardly aware that he exists. Next best is a leader who is loved. Next, one who is feared. The worst is one who is despised. If you don’t trust the people, you make … Continue reading

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God

For governing a country well there is nothing better than moderation. The mark of a moderate man is freedom from his own ideas. Tolerant like the sky, all-pervading like sunlight, firm like a mountain, supple like a tree in the … Continue reading

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The Joy of Giving

When the Master governs, the people are hardly aware that he exists. Next best is a leader who is loved. Next, one who is feared. If you don’t trust the people, you make them untrustworthy. The Master doesn’t talk, he … Continue reading

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Christ and Time

Governing a large country is like frying a small fish. You spoil it with too much poking. Center your country in the Tao and evil will have no power. Not that it isn’t there, but you’ll be able to step … Continue reading

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Light and Love

Governing a large country is like frying a small fish. You spoil it with too much poking. Center your country in the Tao and evil will have no power. Not that it isn’t there, but you’ll be able to step … Continue reading

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