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Lao-Tzu and His Teachings

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Roughly 2,500 years ago, a man by the name of Lao-Tzu wrote a book that serves as a basis for the philosophical school of Taoism. Taoism teaches that there is one undivided truth at the root of all things. The Tao - Te - Ching provides the reader with insight and knowledge as opposed to nonsense because it presents a positive way of understanding reality. Wu - wei, tao, and Te are Lao-Tzu's three ideas that provide knowledge. The book consists of 81 chapters, which has been translated into English more times than any other Chinese document.

To understand Lao - Tzu and his teachings better, here is a little background information. Lao - Tzu was a very hidden and mysterious character. Everything about him and his life was uncertain. Even Ssu'ma Ch'ien, who was writing his historical notes at around 1000 B.C., had very little exact information regarding Lao...

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