Lao-TzuLao-Tzu, [Li Erh] (570-490 BC) 'Old Sage', Father of Taoism

Lao-Tzu Quote

“Try to make people moral, and you lay the groundwork for vice.”

~ Lao-Tzu

Tao Te Ching

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anonymous    8/22/12

Corollary: Pretending to be moral is a vice.

jim k, Austin, Tx

A perfect example is this monstrosity known as The War on Drugs. Check out Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, on the web.

E Archer, NYC

The morality of a man depends on his individual choices. Compassion cannot be legislated. Most of what we are encouraged to delegate to the 'state' should in fact be done by each of us voluntarily and of our own accord lest we become indentured servants in our own land.


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