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For best results, yield…

Any student who enjoys Boabom, who tries to understand its peculiar Ways, especially Logak, will find this poem by Lao-Tzu enriched by the perspective of the Art. Stretching a bow or filling a teacup, it is the same: For best results, yield. Over-harden a blade and it will soon break; Stuff a house full of riches and […]

Poem by Lao Tzu

On tiptoe, advice one is not steady; Stretching legs cannot keep pace. The intent to shine dulls the gleam; Claims of greatness merely diminish. Great presumption makes nothing grow, And smugness simply fades away. To find harmony with yourself, it is a waste to carry these things with you… Tear them up, throw them away, […]