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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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    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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    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 18-21, 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 Sep 1, 2009

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