Tag Archives: Tao

Leibniz of the Day

While I had a poll going to pick the next featured philosopher I received this write-in from a reader: Leibniz pleeeease 😀 Ask and ye shall receive: “I also take it as granted that every created thing, and consequently the … Continue reading

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Tao of the Day (with digression)

“Words of truth are not high-sounding; high-sounding words are not the truth.” These two lines are from Chapter 81 of the Tao teh Ching, as translated by C. Ganson. There are a number of other translations and this is one chapter … Continue reading

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You Decide: Next Featured Philosopher

I’ve been slacking on the Tao of the Day posts. I’m going to get back on that horse next week. Of course, only some weeks do I do the Tao and other weeks I do other quote sources. They’re all … Continue reading

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Chan of the Day, Tao of the Week

This week’s Tao posts started with the entirety of Chapter 34 on Monday. That’s a lot of the Tao to be reading about all at once. On Wednesday I posted the first half, and on Thursday the second half, of … Continue reading

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Tao of the Day

He who is contented is rich. Hw who acts with vigor has will. He who does not lose his place (with Tao) will endure. He who dies but does not really perish enjoys long life. Have a comment or question … Continue reading

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Tao of the Day

He who knows others is wise; He who knows himself is enlightened. He who conquers others has physical strength. He who conquers himself is strong. Have a comment or question about the Tao of the Day? Send Diogenes an email. … Continue reading

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Carl Jung of the Day

This post and the Good Reads have been languishing in drafts since last week. Even though I’m back to posting bits of the Tao this week, I wanted to be sure to post this gem. I love this quote, I … Continue reading

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Tao of the Day

The Great Tao flows everywhere. It may go left or right. All things depend on it for life, and it does not turn away from them. It accomplishes its task, but does not claim credit for it. It clothes and … Continue reading

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Tao of the Day

Those who know others are intelligent; those who know themselves are truly wise. Those who master others are strong; those who master themselves have true power. Those who know they have enough are truly wealthy. This week’s Tao of the … Continue reading

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Tao of the Day

The Master puts herself last; And finds herself in the place of authority. She detaches herself from all things; Therefore she is united with all things. She gives no thought to self. She is perfectly fulfilled. This week’s Tao of … Continue reading

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