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    The Way of the "DAO/TAO"

    "the way of ultimate reality." I have experienced this and have tried to explain this reality to so many people... but now it all makes sense... You cannot explain what cannot be explain for it just "IS" "The definition of Tao is "the way of...
    PuzzleGuy713 PuzzleGuy713 26-30, M 6 Responses Mar 7, 2009

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    Day 1 of Taoism

    so i started reading the Tao of Pooh... my first book on the subject of Taoism. I'm sure its pretty simplistic, but that seems to be the goal... so i read quite a bit in one sitting and ended for the day on the part about how we need to stop TRYING to make things happen, ...
    iamnotnadia iamnotnadia 21-25, F Dec 26, 2007

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    The Tao Is the Process of Life

    I have read Lao Tzu's TAO TE CHING several times during the past couple of decades, and I am still learning from it! I also enjoy reading books on this subject as well as Zen Buddhism. Currently, I am reading THE TAO IS SILENT by Raymond Smullyan...
    billblake billblake 51-55, M Sep 1, 2009

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    Embrace Who You Are

    -but from realizing who you are and where you stand in the world, from doing what you do best and to the fullest of your unique ability. A quote from Chuang Tzu: The Tao of Perfect Happiness: a book I am currently reading. For many years I have-and still am to an extent-trying...
    Bursting20 Bursting20 18-21, M Feb 16, 2013

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    I Heard About Taoism Today

    It seems amazing... it makes alot of sense, atleast what i have read about it so far. I really want to pick up some books on this, to learn some more. I don't know why i havn't heard about it before.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 7, 2010

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    Just Be

    I have read the Tao...and my take away from it was to ....just be...I will need to read it again...and again..I suppose. To just be is so hard to do. Inaction is contrary to what I feel inside. Inside..I vibrate...with the need to do..to accomplish. To soothe. How does one...
    beachreader121 beachreader121 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 27, 2013

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    The Tao Is the Process of Life

    I have read Lao Tzu's TAO TE CHING several times during the past couple of decades, and I am still learning from it! I also enjoy reading books on this subject as well as Zen Buddhism. Currently, I am reading THE TAO IS SILENT by Raymond Smullyan...
    billblake billblake 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 1, 2009

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    My studies has started again yaar it's soooooo boring had a long vacations thou it went boring I really loved to do nothing thn studying .. I want to do forensic science as I find...
    Maha123k Maha123k 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    I desperately want to be close to someone. I'm a 20 year old student who has never had a large group of friends. I have two close guy friends who are like brothers to me, but of...
    wanderer623 wanderer623 18-21, M Sep 10

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    All my life I have believed in spiritualism and ghosts and things like that even when I was too young to understand. I wanted to be a Witch for many years but I turned away from...
    TropicalExperience TropicalExperience 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    I just started studying ITEC complementary therapies, it's really interesting but hard to remember the routines for the 6 main massage types im doing, Im studying Indian Head...
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    I am a virgin, 18 year study, studying in Harrisonburg,virginia and well I am a bit of an introvert, so never really had a boyfriend before, and also, I am somewhat a shy Kinky...
    123watnot 123watnot 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I am a virgin, 18 year study, studying in Harrisonburg,virginia and well I am a bit of an introvert, so never really had a boyfriend before, and also, I am somewhat a shy Kinky...
    123watnot 123watnot 18-21, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    or living abroad. but i wouldn't make a living there. I'm entering my second year of university... I want to study abroad.... but I'm not really bright myself. or is it because I...
    hooncaramello hooncaramello 18-21, F Aug 27

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    Hi.my name is Irene im an orphan i have no parents or family.i have been a abusing life and mistreated life.since my last job i have been struggling to get a job.i want to study...
    Ireneogy Ireneogy 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    It makes me really sad to see people interpreting human suffering and especially this suffering which stems from violent acts (sexual abuse, abuse, inflicting harm on someone else...
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    No need for proving masculinity. I'm want to smile as you notice me noticing you in front of me. I hold the capability for great civility Including a stability that'll be...
    OdeSlinger OdeSlinger 26-30, M Sep 11

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    I'll be doing a one month road trip in Australia 2years from now with my best friend who's studying there and i'm looking forward to this trip. He's studying there and already has...
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    I'll be doing a one month road trip in Australia 2years from now with my best friend who's studying there and i'm looking forward to this trip. He's studying there and already has...
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    I'm currently in prep school because i want to study abroad. The first semester was fine, my grades weren't too good but they let me pass. After a one week vacation I suddenly felt...
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    I have to study for my stateboards......I just wish I could take it right now,
    kddd38 kddd38 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    Do anyone actually notices the word 'dying' in 'studying'? I've 'studied' a bit today..... And I think I've 'died' along the way.
    Kywen97 Kywen97 16-17, F Aug 25

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    Music does something to me that nothing else does. It excites me, calms me, exhilarates me and soothes my soul- so much so that I chose to study it intensively at degree level. I...
    AlliterationAnonymous AlliterationAnonymous 18-21, F Sep 2

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    Should be studying for my eoy exam but here i am playing computer games *sigh*
    myraaxx myraaxx 13-15, F Sep 8

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    I guess I just want to get this off my chest I want to create a video just want to talk to people. Since I have no friends I feel like i have no time for friends and I becoming the...
    nonichecliche nonichecliche 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Life is too strange, ironic, and unfair. Life is strange because everything has a deeper meaning that we can't see, but it's always around us in every step we take. Life is ironic...
    DeniedWings DeniedWings 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    When I was six my parents were driving me home from somewhere, so long ago I can't remember, they asked me: "What do you want to do when you grow up?" I took the question very...
    LoverOfAllSouls LoverOfAllSouls 13-15, F Aug 23

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    I just moved from Sweden to Rotterdan a few weeks ago. It's not a huge change culturally but I still haven't gotten into the language. I know some phrases but I would like to speak...
    Themsen Themsen 22-25, M Aug 24

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    I want some structure in my life I don't get it at home. So I'm looking for someone who will help set limits on going out during school and on weekends. Someone who will help me...
    MJtheatregirl MJtheatregirl 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 25

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    I want someone to keep me straight.punish me for things I do wrong make me study cause I don't.and more
    danielle2002 danielle2002 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 27

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    I really want to be a teen mum, it'd be amazing bringing up a new life, yes I know how hard it would be and how much it would cost, I've been studying this for two years, I already...
    aimzz56 aimzz56 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 30

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    im forced to stay in this shithole of a country called Kuwait because im what is called in Arabic bedon (stateless) although im born in Kuwait to a stupid family and now im not...
    sadness92 sadness92 18-21 1 Response Aug 30

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    I want to study Wicca/paganism/magic/meditation/healing but idk where to start? Can anyone kick me to help? Drearamoss
    Cities Cities 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    It started when we were studying together... I was teaching her a subejct... As a student i took every step that she learns that thing. And as friend i took care of her more than...
    parrya3640 parrya3640 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 31

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    Hopefully il be starting next September, I want to study project management
    jolop jolop 18-21, F Aug 31

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    I don't know why it took me so long to realize how good life can be. I was such a pessimist for such a long time! And since I had a bad attitude I was also lazy. This year has been...
    alcool91 alcool91 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 1

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    I have to study but I really don't want to.
    Joojo3 Joojo3 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 3

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    I was born in rural part of Africa. English is my third language and don't expect a perfect self introduction. Even if my mom and dad are still alive, they never been in part of my...
    greatmotuma greatmotuma 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 3

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    I'm new here, created my account just to find people that can tell me what I need to know and have, in order for me to leave society. I'm sick and tired of the monetary system...
    AtlasTheExplorer AtlasTheExplorer 22-25, M 3 Responses Sep 4

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    Before going into the subject, I want to thank anyone actually reading this post. The purpose of this post is that I want to understand more about Poland's Syndrome. I interested...
    FilipinoMeKnow FilipinoMeKnow 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    I am a simple guy from egypt I want to marry pretty petgirl To be my love and my wife and support her in her life and she do same to me. I would like to travel around the world...
    MASTER4PETS MASTER4PETS 22-25, M Sep 6

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    I don't hate my mom completely. Sometimes we get along fine and laugh together, and have lots of fun. But there are these moments and fazes where I can't bring my self to think...
    SherlyGirl SherlyGirl 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    it's the third day of classes and honestly high school is very stressful for me. I don't know what it is, but as soon as I step foot in my school. I immediately become depressed. I...
    Angrybread Angrybread 13-15, F 5 Responses Sep 8

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    What do i want? Well... A steady job with a good income (studying mechanical engineering) A motorbike, well 3 ideally, track bike, road bike and dirt bike A loving wife And enjoy...
    James5946 James5946 18-21, M Sep 9

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    1) I am 15. 2) I am half English and half Finnish. 3) I am not a very sporty person. 4) I love candles, especially if they are scented. 5) I am currently in my final year of...
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    I am studying in Ireland. Want to make more friends and talk to more people.
    meiwa meiwa 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I have a cousin who is my age, since always we have been extremely close studying in the same school, hanging with the same people, etc! However, she is complicated I mean she is...
    ecuagirl ecuagirl 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago