Thursday, May 14, 2015

More Taoist wisdom

Do you know what Chuang Tzu says in The Inner Chapters?

He says:

Do you know what makes people ruin Integrity and flaunt understanding? Scrambling for praise and renown- that's what ruins Integrity.

Do you know what Lady Gaga says?

She says:

I used to walk down the street like I was a fucking star... I want people to walk around delusional about how great they can be - and then to fight so hard for it every day that the lie becomes the truth.

Now you wonder "How can it be reconciled that both Chuang Tzu and Lady Gaga are Taoist?"

If you pretend to understand the Tao it cannot be reconciled. But if you understand the Tao you will go make some coffee, watch the Spring rains, and make sure you never miss a word I write because I am full of wisdom.


  1. I am pretty sure this is the greatest thing I have ever read and I will now follow you to the ends of the earth.


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