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A suite of knowledge includes over six hundred pages of the world's maximum knowledge and teachings from humans, fees, classical texts, philosophies, cultures, folktales, and proverbs. The ebook captures the essence of an awesome abundance and diversity of the universe's knowledge, and places it in an unheard of point of readability, potency, and accessibility. From the lessons of Confucius to the proverbs of Africa; from Cyrus the Great's Human Rights constitution to sunlight Tzu's The artwork of struggle; from the Mulla Nasrudin stories to the Lakota local American cultural teachings; from The Prince via Niccolo Machiavelli to classes according to the lifetime of Oprah Winfrey; from the enterprise tools of Andrew Carnegie to the philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche; and from the simplest of los angeles Rochefoucauld to the simplest of Zen Buddhism--there is sort of no stone a suite of knowledge leaves unturned in its 608 pages and seventy two chapters. a set of knowledge masterfully organizes fabric, summarizes books, makes uncomplicated causes, makes use of transparent glossy English translations of international fabric, makes the imprecise transparent, and takes out beside the point and redundant details. the result's a publication that's extra important than a stack of common self-help books, extra fascinating than a suite of traditional philosophy books, and extra alluring and informative than a pile of quote and proverb books. a suite of knowledge is bound to be the center-piece in anyone's own bookshelf.

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Pigeon Festival The good people of Han-tan were in the habit, every New Year’s day, of presenting their Governor Chien Tzu with a number of live pigeons. This pleased the Governor very much, and he liberally rewarded the donors. ” The stranger replied, “But the people, being aware of your Excellency’s whim, no doubt exert themselves to catch as many pigeons as possible, and large numbers must get killed in the process. If you really wish to let the birds live, the best way would be to prohibit the people from capturing them at all.

When appearances and names are put away… what remains is the true nature and essence of things… Even those who are ignorant are still searching for the way to reality— yet in their search, they often misinterpret what they come across. They are looking for names and categories, but they should look beyond names and go to realness. The no-mind not-thinks no-thoughts about no-things. Purify your mind. Notice your thoughts. You must be your own lamps. Mindful attention makes advantageous thoughts that have not happened yet happen, and makes unadvantageous thoughts that already exist disappear.

The pathway to liberation is to live in the present and free yourself from desiring to become anything. To know your past and what has caused you, observe yourself in the present, since it is the effect of the past. To know your future, observe yourself in the present, since it is the cause the future. Words have the power to both destroy and heal. Zen Buddhism 55 An idea that is developed and put into use is much different than an idea that only exists as an idea. No matter how many good words you read and speak of, what good will they do you if you do not put them into practice and use them?

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