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Single Idea 7476

[catalogued under 29. Religion / C. Spiritual Disciplines / 2. Taoism]

Full Idea

Underlying Taoism is a search for freedom - from the world, from the body, from the mind, from nature.

Gist of Idea

Taoism aims at freedom from the world, the body, the mind, and nature


Peter Watson (Ideas [2005], Ch.05)

Book Reference

Watson,Peter: 'Ideas: from fire to Freud' [Phoenix 2006], p.164

A Reaction

Of all the world's religions, I think Taoism is the most ridiculouly misconceived.