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November 03, 2016

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Sounds like Lincoln's religion, from the forward of his biography. I noticed this coincidence too, zao means "life" or "I am alive" in ancient Greek, pro ounces dzao. Nice read.

"...Taoism is the resolution of the subject-object, active-passive paradox that was invented by self-conscious deliberation. It puts together the wholeness that personal willfulness took apart. In simplest terms this is done by entering the dichotomy and becoming the empty stillness in the center of the paradox." There is great wisdom in these words, in my humble opinion...but I find it a constant discipline to find the elusive "eye of the hurricane", which is still and is in the center of the great storm (dichotomy/paradox)! Thanks for a nicely written article, Brian.

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