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Relationships

Introduction Tao Te Ching Chapter Three If you overesteem great men, people become powerless. If you overvalue possessions, people begin to steal. The Master leads by emptying people’s minds and filling their cores, by weakening their ambition and toughening their … Continue reading

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The Morning After

World Peace Peace in the world begins with me. The journey toward world peace begins with me, right here and right now. As I hold a vision of peace for this generation and the next, I search for ways to … Continue reading

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Backward and Forward

World Peace As we recognize our oneness, peace emerges. I may sometimes find it easier to focus on the perceived differences between others and myself, or what I’d like others to do differently. Yet when I shift my focus, a … Continue reading

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Risk and Progress

The best athlete wants his opponent at his best. The best general enters the mind of his enemy. The best businessman serves the communal good. The best leader follows the will of the people. All of them embody the virtue … Continue reading

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The Human Condition

Empty your mind of all thoughts. Let your heart be at peace. Watch the turmoil of beings, but contemplate their return. Each separate being in the universe returns to the common source. Returning to the source is serenity. If you … Continue reading

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Bastille Day

The French National Day commemorates the Storming of the Bastille on 14 July 1789, an important event in Paris in The French Revolution, which had begun two days earlier, as well as the Fête de la Fédération which celebrated the … Continue reading

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The Road Past Illusions

When taxes are too high, people go hungry. When the government is too intrusive, people lose their spirit. Act for the people’s benefit. Trust them; leave them alone. Tao Te Ching v75 Inner Peace I find peace in the stillness … Continue reading

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