Taoism

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  1. Bowser Life is Fatal. Valued Senior Member

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    Is it a philosophy or a religion? Also, what is the Tao?

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  3. spidergoat Valued Senior Member

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    Not sure, but I like it for reasons I can't explain.
     
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  5. sculptor Valued Senior Member

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    Yes
    Water flowing downhill is flowing with the tao.
     
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  7. Bowser Life is Fatal. Valued Senior Member

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    Everyone must follow the universal energy without resistance?
     
  8. sculptor Valued Senior Member

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    from the borg
    (and the tao)
    "Resistance is futile"
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    "The tao that can be spoken of is not the eternal tao"
    That being "said"
    When you find the right path,
    You will flow along it effortlessly
    as water flowing downhill
     
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  9. iceaura Valued Senior Member

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    nice.
     
  10. Bowser Life is Fatal. Valued Senior Member

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    “If you bring forth what is within you, what you bring forth will save you. If you do not bring forth what is within you, what you do not bring forth will destroy you.”

    Gospel of Thomas
     
  11. akoreamerican Registered Senior Member

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    “If you try to change it, you will ruin it. Try to hold it, and you will lose it.”

    Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching
     

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