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Lao-Tzu, father of Daoism and Chinese philosophy - gbtimes

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 08:45

Lao-Tzu, father of Daoism and Chinese philosophy
gbtimes
Whether he was a real person or an amalgamation of several philosophers, the school of Daoism (also written Taoism) had still managed to become synonymous with him by 100 BCE. This was in part thanks to the Dao De Ching, a collection of 81 classical ...

Selfishness will lead to misery - The Register-Guard

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 18:12

Selfishness will lead to misery
The Register-Guard
Steve Bowers' Feb. 20 letter is a continuation of a discussion 2,000 years old. Daoism was a reaction to Confucianism, which gave every citizen a place and a duty. Daoism said the best government is the least government. Daoists were also against ...

Chatham Superintendent Reports HIB Incidents are Up; Expounds ... - TAPinto.net

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 13:34

TAPinto.net

Chatham Superintendent Reports HIB Incidents are Up; Expounds ...
TAPinto.net
Chatham Superintendent Dr. Michael LaSusa reported on HIB incidents and the religion curriculum in his February newsletter to Chatham parents published on ...

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The Church of the Force - Patheos (blog)

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 11:32

The Church of the Force
Patheos (blog)
What the Star Wars light/dark Force is like someone read that Taoism has a light and dark nature but assumed that light and darkness had the same cultural meaning in Chinese philosophy as they do in Western philosophy. It's a personal beef I have with ...

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Ben Lee Sings About Islam For The Whole Family | Grateful Web - Grateful Web

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 16:43

Grateful Web

Ben Lee Sings About Islam For The Whole Family | Grateful Web
Grateful Web
If you consider the current domestic atmosphere of misunderstanding, vitriol and fear, there's no better time for folks to educate themselves and their families.

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5 of the Most Popular Religions Based on Fictional Works - MERRY JANE

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 10:00

MERRY JANE

5 of the Most Popular Religions Based on Fictional Works
MERRY JANE
Founded in 2005 by journalist Oliver Benjamin, the religion combines elements of Taoism, Epicureanism, and Transcendentalism, under the guiding principle that “life is short and nobody knows what to do about it. So don't do anything about it…that is ...

Feng shui a force to be reckoned with in Hong Kong, shaping homes and even cityscapes - South China Morning Post

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 01:02

South China Morning Post

Feng shui a force to be reckoned with in Hong Kong, shaping homes and even cityscapes
South China Morning Post
The practice originates from Taoism and is perhaps most commonly applied to home furnishings. But in Hong Kong, it is also a principle used to influence cityscapes. The elements which must be kept in balance include water, wood, fire, metal and earth.

How To Identify Your Strengths and Weaknesses - Huffington Post

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 20:01

Huffington Post

How To Identify Your Strengths and Weaknesses
Huffington Post
But starting when I was 14 it began a life-long journey into Taoism, Buddhism, and meditation. How did this serve me as an adult? Other than the intangible ways, one of my books “The Power of No”, was published by one of the premium spiritual publishers.

Communism: The Dead-End Path - The Epoch Times

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 11:49

The Epoch Times

Communism: The Dead-End Path
The Epoch Times
This held just as true under the Soviet Union, which suppressed the Russian Orthodox Church and Catholicism, as it does today under the Chinese Communist Party, which suppresses Western religions as well as Buddhism and Daoism. “The Black Book of ...

Hicks column: Schools should stick to the facts, as should everyone else - Charleston Post Courier

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 07:01

Charleston Post Courier

Hicks column: Schools should stick to the facts, as should everyone else
Charleston Post Courier
Of course, religion played a big role in all that history and the curriculum mentions Christianity, Hinduism, Judaism, Buddhism, Taoism – even Confucianism. Which, like the rest of history, is apparently pretty Confucian to some adults. There is one ...

Association to mark Laozi's birthday with float parade contest - The Star Online

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 20:33

The Star Online

Association to mark Laozi's birthday with float parade contest
The Star Online
THE Federation of Taoist Associations Malaysia (FTAM) is organising a float parade contest for the first time in Kuala Lumpur to mark the birthday of Laozi on March 12. The aim of the competition was to promote the peaceful philosophy of Taoism, said ...

Good Feng Shui may improve a person's health - Morrison County Record

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 14:13

Morrison County Record

Good Feng Shui may improve a person's health
Morrison County Record
In Chinese culture, the two are often linked with good and bad fortune and also walks close hand in hand with the Chinese philosophy, Taoism. Amy Bowing, who has studied the art on her own for the past 17 years, spoke recently at Horizon Health in ...

Amid warring AIADMK factions, cops struggle to remain neutral - Deccan Chronicle

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 17:21

Deccan Chronicle

Amid warring AIADMK factions, cops struggle to remain neutral
Deccan Chronicle
Another officer jokingly noted that it's time for the police officers to follow Taoism, the Chinese philosophy which advocates people to go with the flow to achieve happiness. “Instead of trying to get things done in a hard way, our officers should ...

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The Nature of Receptivity - Huffington Post

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 16:46

The Nature of Receptivity
Huffington Post
In Daoism, there is the concept of the yin and yang, vital forces that interact in the human realm to cause effects and complete the human character. Yang is vital, active. Yin is receptive, understanding. There is something analogous to yin and yang ...

Football tournament with legends to promote racial unity - Malay Mail Online

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 01:05

Football tournament with legends to promote racial unity
Malay Mail Online
GBM comprises of several NGOs including Pertubuhan Ikram Malaysia (Ikram), Tamil Foundation (TF), Malaysian Council of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Sikhism and Taoism (MCCBCHST) and Kuala Lumpur and Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall ...

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Ben Wa Vaginal Balls in '50 Shades Darker' Give Kegel Muscles Hell - Inverse

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 17:22

Inverse

Ben Wa Vaginal Balls in '50 Shades Darker' Give Kegel Muscles Hell
Inverse
There are a number of reasons why critics are saying Fifty Shades Darker surpasses its predecessor, but the most compelling points to a pair of silver spheres known as Ben Wa balls. The BWBs, as we'll call them, spent most of their time nestled in ...

Untold fact of Taoism 1003066 - Naidunia - Nai Dunia

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 01:40

Nai Dunia

Untold fact of Taoism 1003066 - Naidunia
Nai Dunia
हालांकि बौद्ध, ताओ धर्म में अहिंसात्मक संघर्ष भी होता रहा है। 1003066.

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Untold fact of Taoism 1003066 - Naidunia - Nai Dunia

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 01:40

Nai Dunia

Untold fact of Taoism 1003066 - Naidunia
Nai Dunia
हालांकि बौद्ध, ताओ धर्म में अहिंसात्मक संघर्ष भी होता रहा है। 1003066.

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What is the Importance of Love in World Religions? - World Religion News

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 15:33

World Religion News

What is the Importance of Love in World Religions?
World Religion News
A major teaching in Taoism is the idea of loving oneself or self-worth, which is called Ch'ang, translated as “self-nurturing.” Verse 10 of the central Taoist text, the Tao Te Ching, reads, “Can you nurture your own spirit whilst holding the unity of ...

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Leaders, ethics and decision making - NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 01:40

NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

Leaders, ethics and decision making
NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
“Regard your neighbour's gain as your gain, and your neighbour's loss as your own loss,” is the way Taoism puts it. And for Zoroastrians, it is, “That nature alone is good which refrains from doing another whatsoever is not good for itself.” So, one ...

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