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5/20/2012 9:38:44 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
I'm in the process of reading this...who else has read it, and what did you think of it?

So far, my favorite part was the second verse (chapter?).
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5/20/2012 10:45:34 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 5/20/2012 9:38:44 PM, thett3 wrote:
I'm in the process of reading this...who else has read it, and what did you think of it?

So far, my favorite part was the second verse (chapter?).

This is the Taoist text right?
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5/20/2012 11:49:01 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
I've read parts of it. It's very interesting.

I try to live by some of the principles fairly often. It's kind of incidental, but nonetheless, I do.
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5/21/2012 12:55:02 AM
Posted: 4 years ago
As a Tao Buddhist, I find it imperative that I read the Tao te Ching. I guess I focused too much on getting immersed in Buddhist scripture. I have seen excerpts from it though and it is certainly impressive and quite profound.
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5/21/2012 4:42:20 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 5/21/2012 2:05:56 AM, FREEDO wrote:
It's really short. Everyone should take a look.

Agreed, it's awesome so far.
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5/21/2012 5:16:39 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
One of the sexiest, if not sexiests philosophical texts ever. Had a profound impact on my life.
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5/21/2012 5:39:53 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 5/20/2012 9:38:44 PM, thett3 wrote:
I'm in the process of reading this...who else has read it, and what did you think of it?

So far, my favorite part was the second verse (chapter?).

Once you get the general gist of the text, you can really just put the thing down and live the philosophy. The more you think about it, the more counter-productive it becomes.
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5/22/2012 4:35:06 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 5/21/2012 5:39:53 PM, Kleptin wrote:
At 5/20/2012 9:38:44 PM, thett3 wrote:
I'm in the process of reading this...who else has read it, and what did you think of it?

So far, my favorite part was the second verse (chapter?).

Once you get the general gist of the text, you can really just put the thing down and live the philosophy. The more you think about it, the more counter-productive it becomes.

Counter productive?
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6/8/2012 8:18:29 AM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 6/8/2012 6:43:41 AM, royalpaladin wrote:
So what do you think? Is it worth reading?

It's worth it. Your head will literally go in circles.