A review of the novel the tao of pooh by benjamin hoff

It also gives a brief description of the differences Hoff sees between Confusionism, Buddhism and Taoism. The concept is shared with Buddhism and Confucianism and its basic principles are found throughout Eastern philosophy.

Bookie Blog A spiritual journey is assumed to be large undertaking, possibly involving a shaved head and extended periods of silent meditation. He spent his time outdoors observing animals, insects and plants, and loved to write.

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the tao of pooh summary

Heft mingles quotations from the A. Most of us knew nothing about Taoism or its principles, but the Tao of Pooh gives simple explanations that are easy to grasp. Pooh as western Taoist starts off interestingly enough but halfway through it I came to the realization that it was making me want to just read the actual Milne, who was frankly probably a genius writer.

A review of the novel the tao of pooh by benjamin hoff

All in all, it was an interesting disucssion. The book begins by describing Taoism as the law that governs a universal law that affects everything from the spinning planets to the fish in the sea.

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THE TAO OF POOH by Benjamin Hoff