Lao Tzu Tao Te Ching Analysis

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Chinese ancient philosopher,Lao Tzu in his writing, “Tao Te Ching”, claims that “Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure. Confidence is the greatest friend. Non being is the greatest joy.” He supports his claim by first illustrating how fundamental human’s bodies are and somatic function is the only thing can support human to do anything, then he explains that when we know what is enough for us, we can always be satisfied. Then, he argues that trust can let human build closer relationship with others. Finally, he emphasizes the “non-being”, it is the origin of being. Lao Tzu’s purpose is to persuade people to have a contented mind and limit people’s desires in order to discover that felicity is easy to achieve.
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