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I Want to Study Taoism

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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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    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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    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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    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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    And I can't do much of the activities I enjoy because I have to wait till my exams are over in June. Let's see now, there's jamming on my bass. I think I have been holding back...
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    I live in a place where i knew success is very very rare . the only thing that i knew was that i can study but i don't know where . I don't want to study here . I want to study...
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    Hi, I am Christian L. Fortich, a 15 year old guy from the Philippines. I want to study abroad through the American Field Service or the AFS Core Programs. However, I need to pay...
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    its been 4 years since i stopped studying, I can see my batchmates graduating and i envy them, how i wish I could study again. I know It'll be harder for me to do it coz' i have a...
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    Since I was a little boy I didn't communicate with people. I was something like an introvert. Instead of improving my social life I started different activities like martial arts...
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    I m Amar chakma from Mizoram, Now i m doing my post graduation in Shillong. I dnt kno it is a part of my previous karma or nt, since my childhood i m facing with those problems! i...
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    It's true that studying can be a very painful process or it can glide smoothly. It all depends on your interest, motivation and the approach you take at studying. Despite its...
    Katami Katami 16-17, F Mar 24

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    well, I find it very very hard to study, like I mean really study.... its a few days before my big exams, and nothing is working, what are some things you all tell yourselves for...
    glamgirl8 glamgirl8 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    This is my most recent bible study, a fruit of my quiet devotion on Psalm 119. I spend a week or so with each Verse and when I have understood a bit I write down my thoughts. So...
    Dreammmer Dreammmer 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    1. I suffer with an eating disorder that constantly leaves me forced to choose between having a life or having a body. 2. My taste of music is stuck in the early millineum ('00...
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    I'm from southeast asia, I'm 17yr old currently living in Japan. I'm a straight A student graduated high school last year. My mom DO NOT want me to go to college even though I...
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    I have always loved to sing from a young age, participated in multiple talent shows and even auditioned for a TV show at one point (I didn't make it but I was 13 at the time). But...
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    I have always wanted to be a Police Officer. Ever since I was 5 years old I have known this is what I've wanted to do. But last night I came to a horrible realization. I realized...
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    I need the people who teach me how to be a success in study English ???
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    I was raised as a Roman Catholic, and when I was young, I loved the Church and Jesus and everything about being a Catholic. But as I grew up, I began to question the church and its...
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    I want to study abroad in Italy. I am 1/4 Italian and I am proud of that. I love Italy!!
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    It has always been a dream of mine to travel to foreign countries, and I don't plan on foregoing it for anything. I plan on graduating with a degree in Business Marketing...
    TheAlbinoGirl TheAlbinoGirl 16-17, F 20 Responses Apr 5

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    I'm slowly but surely edging my way towards insanity. I had an exam today that was cumulative. Terrible. Why do profs do this? It's like they want me to loose my mind. I studied...
    danii92 danii92 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I am currently studying for my GED, and it is hard, but I am trying the best way I know how. I am not giving up!
    Sugarfoot27 Sugarfoot27 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I need to study for 2 tests tomorrow but I feel burnt out/sad so I'm not >.<
    thewindowshopper thewindowshopper 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I neeed to study but i'm so tired! It's almost 10 pm over here, the test is tomorrow, and I can't keep my eyes open.
    isabel6 isabel6 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    Lol, who dosent hate studying
    pappa94 pappa94 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    ok... I quit. I decided, I quit drinking. This year has begun in such a bad way. Maybe is the reason because I'm drinking that much, but the problem is that I don't know. I don't...
    CrookedMat CrookedMat 26-30, M 3 Responses Mar 28

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    So this situation i am in is terrible...let me start from the beginning. 3 years ago i met a man who was a sizable amount of years older than me i was 21 and he was in his early...
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    I want something new. I want a change. But I still have no idea of what it should be. So I wait. I want to break my routine and try something I couldn't even conceive. I am...
    IcedPhoenix IcedPhoenix 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I feel so lost and confused. Im studying architecture and i dont like it, even one bit. I want to change my course to mass comm but im afraid. Im afraid that it'll turn out the...
    Llamadelrey95 Llamadelrey95 18-21, F Apr 4

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    Thursday night went as expected, more or less. I got home, and she was asleep but woke up fairly soon. We talked a bit, I reiterated that I wasn't happy, that we haven't been happy...
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    I want to live my life just like this week-end: free. Free from my mind, away from the bar, far away from that world that tells me that I have to meet girls in a bar drinking...
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    Since I was little I always wanted to be an actress. I saw a bunch of movies and tv shows and I was like, "Hmm....That looks like loads of fun!" I don't want to be an actress for...
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    ***Post of the Day*** Find out more at: www.facebook.com/FavorUponYou The story of how I reverted to al #Islam is a story of plans. I made plans, the group I was with made plans...
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    ***Post of the Day*** Find out more at: www.facebook.com/FavorUponYou The story of how I reverted to al #Islam is a story of plans. I made plans, the group I was with made plans...
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    ***Post of the Day*** Find out more at: www.facebook.com/FavorUponYou The story of how I reverted to al #Islam is a story of plans. I made plans, the group I was with made plans...
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    ***Post of the Day*** Find out more at: www.facebook.com/FavorUponYou The story of how I reverted to al #Islam is a story of plans. I made plans, the group I was with made plans...
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    I don't think there was ever a day in my life that I was traditionally skinny. When I was just a baby, I was slightly plump. As a child, I was suddenly fat. I realized it in the...
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    ***Post of the Day*** Find out more at: www.facebook.com/FavorUponYou It's funny - I'm actually a #Muslim! The term used to conjure up images of backward Bedouin Arabs living far...
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    ***Post of the Day*** Find out more at: www.facebook.com/FavorUponYou It's funny - I'm actually a #Muslim! The term used to conjure up images of backward Bedouin Arabs living far...
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    It's sorta funny. If you would have asked me a few weeks ago I might have said I want any job, I don't care what it is. Today, a few weeks closer to graduation and beginning my...
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    I've always wanted to be a mum, I'm studying to become an early childhood teacher because children make me happy, I enjoy teaching them new things and learning from them aswell. I...
    SpudKat SpudKat 18-21 1 Response Mar 24

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    Hi readers, My name is Kim and I'm from the Philippines. I really want to finish my studies I'm already at the right age to work but here in my country education/ degree is...
    mynamestepain mynamestepain 22-25 Mar 27

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    I'm craving intellectual stimulation. I'm in my third year of university, and I absolutely love it. I love learning about the mind and its capacities, about psychology and the...
    danii92 danii92 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I work in a coffee shop.. Most reaction I get form co-workers are what do you want to do with your life as I respond I'm attend back to school in September and once I do not sure...
    billyaldo billyaldo 22-25, M Mar 29

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    I've always valued education, as a way to master a certain knowledge. Learning has become so restricted, though, and going to university makes me nervous. I've always been a...
    captaintera captaintera 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    English is not my native language but still I want to speak it naturally. I have always problem in expressing my thoughts using this language. I wish I could learn more. I am...
    chocogirl87 chocogirl87 26-30, F Mar 31

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    here are some advices for you all and stop looking at the clock! I'll finish soon. 1- Never fall for a teacher, especially in literature class, bad idea. 2- Always respect your...
    Donotletmego Donotletmego 26-30, F Apr 2

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    Last week I got out of an abusive relationship. Last week my whole life changed. I am now living the "single" life. Which I haven't for a while. At first with my boyfriend...
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