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    #722921 - 07/04/02 07:05 PM (15 years, 3 months ago)

Tao Te Ching

These men have written some of the greatest philosophical writings ever. I strongly recommend them to anyone who has EVER tripped. They are MY bible!



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Re: Tao [Re: Bullfrog1]
    #723063 - 07/04/02 08:00 PM (15 years, 3 months ago)


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Re: Tao [Re: Bullfrog1]
    #724048 - 07/05/02 03:58 AM (15 years, 3 months ago)

lao tzu ("the old guy") wrote the tao te ching ("the way and its power") as a bribe to a border guard, as he was leaving his post as imperial librarian for the hinterlands (or so the story goes...)
i sorta like jane english's version (clean prose, lovely photographs (she was a particle physicist; also did a companion volume, _chaung tsu's inner chapters_)...)
there are many translations available (tim leary's _psychedelic prayers_ is based on the tao te ching... up in the himalayas, smoking hash every day & trippin' once a week, poring over a half-dozen translations, grokking the meaning & rendering into psychadeleze poems...)

old enough to know better
not old enough to care

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Re: Tao [Re: Bullfrog1]
    #725073 - 07/05/02 05:19 PM (15 years, 3 months ago)

i know its cliche, but the tao of pooh really helped me grasp some of the applications of belief- i think because it gave me one cornerstone of reference (pooh), i was able to understand it in a more realistic way. well, come to my own understanding, i suppose.

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