The Tao of Pooh
The how of Pooh? The Tao of who? The Tao of Pooh!?! In which it is revealed that one of the world's great Taoist masters isn't Chinese--or a venerable philosopher--but is in fact none other that that effortlessly calm, still, reflective bear. A. A. Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh! While Eeyore frets,... show more
The how of Pooh? The Tao of who? The Tao of Pooh!?! In which it is revealed that one of the world's great Taoist masters isn't Chinese--or a venerable philosopher--but is in fact none other that that effortlessly calm, still, reflective bear. A. A. Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh! While Eeyore frets, and Piglet hesitates, and Rabbit calculates, and Owl pontificates, Pooh just is. And that's a clue to the secret wisdom of the Taoists.
Pages no: 158
Edition language: English
Ta książka to właściwie "dwa w jednym". Z jednej strony jest to książka opisująca filozofie wschodu - taoizm, a z drugiej można tu poczytać całkiem długich fragmentów książek o Kubusiu Puchatku. Pomysł sam w sobie genialny - jak na podstawie działań, myśli i zachowań bohaterów książek dla dzieci prz...
It would be easy to dismiss this book by its cover as a ‘child’s read’ and leave it on the shelf. That would be a shame, for this charming book portrays the principles of Taoism through the story of Winnie the Pooh - and the other characters - in such a way that it makes the reader stop… and think a...
bookshelves: fraudio, winter-20122013, philosophy, china, spring-2014, re-visit-2014, re-read, e-book, essays Read from February 07, 2013 to May 08, 2014 http://youtu.be/ksVgOSJ_Kv0Opening: ''You see, Pooh," I said, ''a lot of people don't seemto know what Taoism is ... "''Yes?" said Pooh, blin...
To be honest, I am not a big "Winnie the Pooh" fan, and I was going to put this book down after the first 30 pages, but I am thankful that I kept reading. Benjamin Hoff does a fantastic job of explaining Taoism in an easy to read, intellectually stimulating format.In addition, even if you don’t want...
Always been partial to a little Taoist thinking, and this has been written in a very accessible and entertaining way. I wondered if it might beat me at first when I realised I hadn't read any of the actual Winnie the Pooh books, but of course it makes no difference where this is concerned.Needless t...
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