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If a country is governed wisely.

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posted on Aug, 24 2011 @ 03:46 PM
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Tao 80:

If a country is governed wisely,
its inhabitants will be content.
They enjoy the labor of their hands
and don't waste time inventing
labor-saving machines.
Since they dearly love their homes,
they aren't interested in travel.
There may be a few wagons and boats,
but these don't go anywhere.
There may be an arsenal of weapons,
but nobody ever uses them.
People enjoy their food,
take pleasure in being with their families,
spend weekends working in their gardens,
delight in the doings of the neighborhood.
And even though the next country is so close
that people can hear its roosters crowing and its dogs barking,
they are content to die of old age
without ever having gone to see it.


Just doing some reading and came across Tao 80. It slapped me in the face.

Regards and Nameste,

-Chung




posted on Aug, 24 2011 @ 04:26 PM
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I like that, thanks for posting it.


BTW, its customary around here to post a link to your source. Tao 80


That makes a lot of sense and shows why there are so many problems in the world today. It all has to do with usury; because we all owe the banks for our homes and our cars or whatever, we can never enjoy the fruits of our labors.

If only we could learn to live the simple life, within our means, and learn to enjoy our families and friends, the world could obtain true freedom.



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