Tao by Matsumoto

Chapter 5



-Taoism videos / Chapter 5 1-7 Straw Dogs’ mercy

-5a Straw Dogs. Dustin Hoffman and Sam Peckinpah meet Lao Tzu and Chuang Tzu.

-5b What's a hologram?. One of the most important articles on this site.

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  5-1 No mercy
  5-2 True wisdom
  5-3 Is a bellows a hologram?
  5-4 Never exhausted
  5-5 Give more, receive more
  5-6 More words, more exhausted
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  [Tao Te Ching Chapter 5]  Hologram / English translation

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Heaven and earth have no mercy.

They treat everything as straw dogs.

The sage has no mercy.

He treats everyone as straw dogs.

Between heaven and earth, isn't it a bellows?

It's empty, but will never be exhausted.

The more it moves, the more comes out.

The more words you use, the more exhausted you get.

The best way is to stay empty.



The world doesn't judge because it doesn't know dichotomy.

You shouldn't judge. You should forget dichotomy.

The world is a hologram projected between heaven and earth.

It's empty, but full of energy.

The more energy you give to it, the more energy you receive from it.

The more words you use, the more energy you waste.

The best way is to stay in the state before things are projected. The state is called Tao.

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