Blog post from Friday, March 23, 2012:
True purity seems tarnished,true steadfastness seems changeable.
—The Tao Te Ching, ch. 41
Integrity is counterintuitive. Many things we consider part of integrity - consistency, purity, discipline - can be red herrings, leading us away from true integrity and into personal or societal dis-integration. By contrasting my gut-reaction ideas about integrity …
Blog post from Wednesday, January 25, 2012:
Desires wither the heart.
—The Tao Te Ching, ch. 12
Last summer I worked my butt off (on an organic vegetable farm) for very little money, and was grateful for the chance to do so. This is in keeping with my life philosophy: "Work for nothing. Take all that you …
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