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Tao Te Ching Chapter 57-1
You govern a state with justice. (Ch.57)

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Justice, which one imposes on another, is useless.

There is no difference between justice and injustice.

Lao Tzu asks you not to judge.

True justice is accepting all. That's what Lao Tzu is talking about


If you feel like complaining about injustice, it is a good sign that you are not accepting your holograms.

The one and only justice is to maintain the circulation of Tao's energy with the least possible amount of resistance.

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Tao Te Ching Chapter 57-2
Surprise attack
You use soldiers in a surprising way.


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Don't use your intelligence.

This is the theme of this Chapter 57 Intelligence.

Intelligence is not so "intelligent" as we think it is.

In war, some generals opt for a surprise attack and think that they are more intelligent than their enemies.

But history has already told us so many times that a surprise attack is useless.

Intelligence is useless.

The moment we think we are intelligent, we are trapped.

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Tao Te Ching Chapter 57-3
Don’t work
You get the world under the sky by doing no work.


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Lao Tzu is saying here:

"Don't govern your state with so-called justice.

Don't launch a surprise attack.

Do not work on any. Don't interfere."

He is discouraging you from using your intelligence.

The world, which you want to transform with your intelligence, is a hologram and catalyst you project.

By doing nothing, you can change the world.

If you accept all, the world will change itself.

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Need help?

Q: "I am frustrated! Will Tao help me?"

A: Why don't you think the other way round?

Reverse Thinking

Q: "I am not happy about how I look. Do I need a cosmetic surgery?"

A: Before you invest a hefty sum of money on your appearance, there are a few things to think about.

Mirror, mirror, on the wall

Q: "I am scared of seeing my reports. What’s gonna happen if the numbers are not good enough"

A: Zen Masters asks you to forget about statistics.

No Numbers

Q: "We need to change our way to grow foods. I am worried about the future of my children. What should we do?"

A: If you are interested in organic foods, read about the modern-day Lao Tzu of “Do nothing” farming, late Masanobu Fukuoka.

Tao Agriculture

Q: "People talk about Zen, but what the heck is it indeed?"

A: Zen is nothing special. It is something you know well.

Zen is Love

Q: "I am desperate. I need some solutions right away."

A: No worries. Here is a practical method.

10 points to be One with Tao

Q: "I am confused when people tell me to face reality. What is reality?"

A: A good question! Zen masters have been tackling the question for ages, but our old man, Lao Tzu, knows the answer.

No Absolute Truth

Q: "Is a geisha truly a p,........., a lady of the oldest profession of human beings?"

A: No, it means "artist", literally. She is an artist of the Taoist way of living.

Kawabata's Onsen Geisha

Q: "What Does Nintendo mean?"

A: It means "Do nothing" Corporation.

Tao Te Ching Chapter 57-4
How do I know?
How do I know this?


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You know everything.

I repeat "You know everything." although you may feel absolutely contrary.

You may want to say:

"How can you know everything that is happening in the whole world!"

Let's imagine as if you were a radio.

You might have an access to everything, but simply select what you need over what you don't.

That's how information is being reconstructed in your own self, which is after all part of a hologram. (That's one way to look at what is happening with you right here right now.)

The hologram exists as a catalyst to stimulate true You, which know all because you are Tao itself.

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