Tao Te Ching – 3

Lao Tzu is wary of change, of interfering with the present state of things. He saw the world as one of precious balance, where action if not carefully considered might lead easily to a cascade of unwanted effects, before balance is again restored. So he promotes non-action … wu-wei. Suggesting …

Tao Te Ching – 44

Which is more important, your honour or your life? Which is more valuable, your possessions or your person? Which is more destructive, success or failure? Excessive love for things exacts a great cost. If your happiness depends on accumulating wealth, you will never truly be happy. What you gain is …

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