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Love, Tang Chinese Style

Seeing as how it’s Valentine’s Day, I figured I might as well write something about a love god. I looked at a few on the list of such deities on Wikipedia, and the first one who looked promising as far … Continue reading

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The Tao Te Ching Industrial Average

Since we looked at Confucius last week, it only makes sense to move on to his supposed contemporary Lao-Tzu. Not a whole lot is known about him, and even what is known might not be accurate. The name Lao-Tzu, or … Continue reading

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