Kind of interesting: “The anarchist sensibility made its first appearance amongst the Taoists of ancient China.” Peter Marshall, Demanding the Impossible: A History of Anarchism.
I’ve spent a fair amount of time studying the other major religions, especially those of the Far East: Buddhism, Zen, a little Jainism, Hinduism, and Taoism. Without a doubt, the most joy-full of the Eastern religions is Taoism.
“In the beginning was the Tao, and the Tao was with God, and the Tao was God.” John Wu
Undoubtedly. The joyful person doesn’t want to coerce anyone, and neither do Taoists or anarchists.Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg | Facebook | Technorati | Google | StumbleUpon | Window Live | Tailrank | Furl | Netscape | Yahoo | BlinkList