Common Weights and Measures

Passages that share vocabulary with the Daodejing
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At the Mercy of Ants - Part 2

Keeping the team well in hand. The second half of Wenzi 上仁 9.

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At the Mercy of Ants - Part 1

Cutting yourself on the master carpenter's blade. The first part of Wenzi 上仁 9.

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Setting the Bar

Laozi's thoughts on what a healthy society should expect of people. From Wenzi 下德 10.

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The Philosophy of Heaven and Earth

The moral physics of Dao and De, sky and earth, yin, yang and qi. Wenzi 上德 5.

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A Glossary of Heaven and Earth

Glossary of terms for Wenzi 上德 5, The Philosophy of Heaven and Earth.

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Meritocracy

Lü Buwei on letting people figure it out for themselves. Lüshi Chunqiu 17 5.3.

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Xuanpin

Liezi on embracing life, accepting death and letting nature take its course. Liezi 8 楊朱 10.

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Manufacturing Consent

Lü Buwei on mandatory vaccination. Lüshi Chunqiu 18 1.6.

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Commitment

Careful what you wish for. Guanzi 白心 9.