As I am picking up a blogging project that has faltered and stalled over the last year and a half, I thought it was worthwhile to just re-introduce you all to it, so that if you drop in mid-stream you aren’t trying to figure out what I’m talking about. Anybody remember those read-along books that … More The oft neglected Tao Te Ching project
There’s an old math joke says: a topologist can’t tell the difference between a coffee cup and a doughnut (pausing while you look up topology and doughnuts, or sigh and wonder what is wrong with me). To a Taoist however, the coffee cup has a useful sort of emptiness the doughnut does not, and that’s what … More ToV 11 – Taoists and Topologists
There’s lots of really juicy stuff in this chapter, but I’m gonna go with the first few lines on this one. Keep it simple – for starters, we’ve got 79 more chapters to embrace the paradoxical weirdness of Taoism. When people see some things as beautiful, other things become ugly. When people see some things … More ToV 2 – no judging!