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Do you remember who is tao te ching?if you do philosopher what is it that he teach made you think it was good?

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  1. Tao Te Ching is a book, sorta like the Bible… helping one to find the Way. It is the soul of Taoism. It emphasizes the interconnectedness of life and non-judgemental thinking. In the Tao, a person could develop the virtues of compassion, moderation and humility.

  2. Lao Tzu write the book.
    It is like any other religion or philosophy. It tries to teach through parable how to become a better person.

  3. Hi Wisdom.
    I remember WHAT is Tao te Ching 😉
    WHO wrote it is Lao Tzu.
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    Lao Tzu is the Founder of Taoism. The story says that he was traveling, and a customs official asked him if he had anything of value with him. After a moment, Lao Tzu said only his mind was of value. The official thought for a moment & then told Lao Tzu to write down all his wisdom. He did so; and thus was written the book, Tao Te Ching, which is a book of the primary scriptures of Taoism.
    I first knew that it was good by the very story about how it came to be written. I was very impressed that Lao Tzu felt what was most valuable to him was his mind.
    Tao (literally means Path or Way) is what Taoism is all about. Following Tao means following the way of Taoism. This way is discussed in the Tao Te Ching, which elaborates on Yin and Yang, Wu Wei, Governing, the Three Jewels, and other topics.
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    A quote from Tao Te Ching:
    The Tao doesn’t take sides;
    it gives birth to both good and evil.
    The Master doesn’t take sides;
    she welcomes both saints and sinners.
    This is very much like Christian beliefs. Jesus/God welcomed sinners just as much, if not more, than saints. Sinners have a far greater need for salvation. God loves all people, and all people have equal chance to repent & to come to God with love.
    This was one of the things that Lao Tzu teaches that made me think that Tao Te Ching was good.
    A second thing that he taught that made me think it was good was The Three Jewels:
    1) Compassion.
    2) Moderation.
    3) Humility.
    He teaches that Compassion leads to Courage; Moderation leads to Generosity; and Humility leads to Leadership.
    I felt that this was very wise.
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    I am now in the (slow) process of reading the Tao Te Ching, in its entirety.
    There is much more to be learned.
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    The teacher must always be a student.
    Peace.

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