齊道 Chi Dao Questions and Answers








齊道 Chi Dao Questions and Answers

齊道 Chi Dao Questions and Answers

(PD) 齊道 Chi Dao on Pheasants, Camelias, and Plum Blossoms

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齊道 Chi Dao Questions and Answers


Most questions can find an answer by re-reading what has already been written on other pages. In no particular order, the following questions and answers are intended to further clarify what has already been written. The questions and answers will be periodically updated so as to present better meaning to each.





1. Question: Is chi dao Confucian, religious, philosophical, or scientific?

Answer: No to all. Chi dao is chi dao.



2. Question: Can chi dao better humanity?

Answer: No. No ideology bettered humanity in the past, nor will one better humanity now. The only way to better a person, is for the person to better themselves: chi dao.



3. Question: Why would anyone be interested in chi dao?

Answer: If an individual wishes for meaning in life, then chi dao. If an individual wishes to find something of more value than store-bought things, then chi dao. If an individual wishes to better themselves, then chi dao. If an individual wishes for intelligence, then chi dao.



4. Question: Why use old Chinese texts? Why not use modern texts?

Answer: The old Chinese texts present concepts that are connected by mental durations of reasoning. Modern texts are as flat sequences. Also, the old texts offer topics that relate to Nature's way. Modern texts do not. Also, the old texts are able to spark a conversation. Modern texts cannot. Also, some old texts were written from firsthand experience. Modern texts are not.