Need an argumentative essay on Lao-Tzu or Kafka. Needs to be 2 pages. Please no plagiarism.After understanding self, it is important for the individual to understand other humans and live with them in
Need an argumentative essay on Lao-Tzu or Kafka. Needs to be 2 pages. Please no plagiarism.
After understanding self, it is important for the individual to understand other humans and live with them in harmony. But the ultimate understanding comes when the individual understands the universe and nature and learns to live according to the universal rules of nature. He has connected unrelated things like nature and warfare with complete success.
“Therefore a wise prince, marching the whole day, does not go far from his baggage wagons. Although he may have brilliant prospects to look at, he quietly remains in his proper place, indifferent to them. How should the lord of innumerable chariots carry himself lightly before the kingdom? If he do act lightly, he has lost his root. if he proceed to active movement, he will lose his throne”.
The life and work of Lao were very closely connected to the above Biblical proverb as he was a man of wisdom and he stressed the importance of wisdom and understanding all his life. His work Tao Te Ching, which meant ‘The Law of virtue and its way’, is a testament of wisdom and understanding. Lines like the following are the embodiment of wisdom and understanding of all the elements.
Lao commended the sage who has all the understanding and wisdom. but never makes an exhibition of it. He can command people and make things happen without using any speech and this is done on the strength of his wisdom and understanding of human nature. His following words show perhaps the most understanding sentence of life:
“ .Heaven and earth do not act from any wish to be benevolent. they deal with all things as the dogs of the grass are dealt with. The sages do not act from any wish to be benevolent. they deal with the people as the dogs of the grass are dealt with.” http://www.wsu.edu/~dee/CHPHIL/LAOTZU.HTM
He argued that from wisdom comes humility devoid of all self importance. With the understanding of human nature and the nature around us, we attain humble command