Monday, April 30, 2012

Chapter 6

The Tao is called the Great Mother: 
empty yet inexhaustible,
it gives birth to infinite worlds.
It is always present within you.
You can use it any way you want.
(Tao Te Ching, Ch. 6)

I've been trying to reconcile competing philosophies, as one set of truths rings truer to me than another.  But, as Lao Tsu so perfectly stated above, the Truth gives birth to infinite worlds - you can use it any way you want.

So I stick by what makes sense, but keep exploring this other stuff, certain than certainty about the things I'm unfamiliar with is an artificial stance at best, and a dishonest one at worst.

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