Monthly Archives: July 2013

Tao of the Day

The space between Heaven and Earth is like a bellows; it is empty, yet has not lost its power. The more it is used, the more it produces; the more you talk of it, the less you comprehend.   This … Continue reading

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A digression on today’s Tao quote

Today’s quote from the Tao was “for those who practice not doing, everything will fall into place.” The principle of non-action is essential to living in harmony with nature – the essence of Cynicism and Taoism both. This is why I … Continue reading

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It’s all train and bus crashes lately

No Good News to post so far today so have some Beethoven instead I’m working on some expanded thoughts on the Tao of the Day as well as a polemic in response to a recent article posted on Slate. Stay tuned…

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Tao of the Day

For those who practise not-doing, everything will fall into place. This week’s Tao of the Day are from a translation by John H McDonald, published by Arcturus Publishing, and in an visually delightful edition printed by Chartwell Books, Inc (an imprint of BookSales Inc).

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Good News for (a late) Lunch

Reza Aslan’s new book about Jesus of Nazareth has hit Number 1 on Amazon’s bestseller list, owing much to the publicity from his recent interview on Fox News. The link has a video of the interview, if you are willing … Continue reading

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Tao of the Day

When people see things as beautiful, ugliness is created. When people see things as good, evil is created. This week’s Tao of the Day are from a translation by John H McDonald, published by Arcturus Publishing, and in an visually … Continue reading

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Thank You to Readers

Getting back from vacation (and staycation) to look through the gmail inbox for this blog… …I’m very appreciative of all the likes from folks and I notice a number of folks are now following the blog. I’ll be ramping up … Continue reading

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Good News for Breakfast

Apparently, there might be a lot less hate and bile on the radio soon: More than 40 radio stations might drop Limbaugh and Hannity John Kerry is pursuing a resolution to the Israeli/Palestinian conflict in a constructive and – possibly … Continue reading

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Tao of the Day

“If you want to become full, let yourself be empty.”

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Tao of the Day

“When there is no desire, all things are at peace.”

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