Lao Tzu's Influence In Western Culture

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Lao Tzu, also spelled Laozi, was a philosopher in China in the sixth century BCE. He is very influential in the East also has some influence in Western culture. Little is known about his life and history, but his writings that have survived the trials of time are insightful and provide humanity with extensive knowledge of his personal beliefs and intuitions. His writings have become so influential in Asia that an entire religion has been based off of them -- Taoism. Lao Tzu was born in Henan, China in 601 BCE. Though little factual truths are known about his life, there are legends that have circulated throughout time. One of these legends being that he was within his mother’s womb for eight years before he was finally born. It is also believed

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