September 10th, 2014

goban
  • trevoke

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Returning is the motion of the Tao.
Yielding is the way of the Tao.
The ten thousand things are born of being.
Being is born of not being.
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Tao is always heading
back to where it came from.
Tao advances by not pressing forward.

Things exist because they are.
They are because they once were not.
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The first version is from the Fortune files. The second version is the Beatrice Tao.