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The power of the Tao accompanied the author through his journey as pupil during the Chinese Cultural Revolution to professor at an American liberal arts college. In Do Nothing and Do Everything he applies the ideas of Wu Wei (do nothing) and Wu Bu Wei (do everything) to modern life. Do Nothing and Do Everything is supplemented by observations of American and Chinese life. Rich and humorous illustrations convey the subtle ideas that go beyond language and are re-created in the same style as the ones the author draws impromptu on the blackboard in his classes. This introduction to ancient Taoism is conveyed in a lighthearted and humorous manner. This illustrated new Taoism will answer the widespread thirst for an alternative approach to life, and a longing for health, tranquility, and spiritual liberation.
About the Author
Well-known on Chinese TV, Qiguang Zhao was Burton and Lily Levin Professor of Chinese and Chair of Asian Languages & Literature at Carleton College. A student during the Chinese Cultural Revolution, his rich experience and heritage offer a unique perspective on the concepts of doing nothing and doing everything.