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Laozi, Chapter 19

Daodejing — The Classic About Ways and Instances Translated by William P. Coleman If holiness disappears and wisdom is thrown away, then people benefit a hundred ways. If benevolence disappears and righteousness is thrown away, then people return to filial … Continue reading

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Lao Tzu, Chapter 18

Daodejing — The Classic About Ways and Instances Translated by William P. Coleman After the great way had been forgotten, there was benevolence and rectitude. Intelligence and knowledge appeared, and there was great falseness. The six relationships fell out of harmony, … Continue reading

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Lao Tzu, Chapter 5

Tao Te Ching — The Classic about Ways And Instances Lao Tzu (Translated, with comments, by William P. Coleman) Chapter 5 Heaven and earth have no favorites; they treat all things like straw dogs. The sage has no favorites; he … Continue reading

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Lao Tzu, Chapter 4

Tao Te Ching — The Classic about Ways And Instances Lao Tzu (Translated, with comments, by William P. Coleman) Chapter 4 Ways are empty, yet when used they’re somehow not depleted; deep indeed, they seem the source for everything. They … Continue reading

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Lao Tzu, Chapter 3

For more in this series, please see Translation — “Tao Te Ching.” Tao Te Ching— The Classic about Ways And Instances by Lao Tzu (Translated, with comments, by William P. Coleman) Chapter 3 Not raising up distinguished individuals, so people … Continue reading

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Lao Tzu, Chapter 2

Tao Te Ching — The Classic about Ways And Instances Lao Tzu (Translated, with comments, by William P. Coleman) Chapter 2 When everyone in the world sees some beautiful thing as beautiful, it ends up only in ugliness. When everyone … Continue reading

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Lao Tzu, Chapter 1

Tao Te Ching — The Classic about Ways And Instances Lao Tzu (Translated, with comments, by William P. Coleman) Chapter 1 Ways that can be walked are not ways. Names that can be said are not names. The origin of … Continue reading

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