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    . I learned about Lao Tzu and Confucius’ theory on Servant Leadership. I also learned how they connected ancient Asian culture to the theory. I also learned that the sixth and fifth century B.C.E was a transition period for China. I also learned how Lao Tzu used poetry to express his thoughts on leadership. The reading also taught me Lao Tzu nearly gave up after becoming discouraged. Yet, he pushed on and became an influential man. 2. I strongly agree with the concepts presented in number seventeen

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    Lao Tzu Beliefs

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    2. Lao-tzu’s focus is more on collective peace than individual happiness. He believes that peace can be achieved when the people are content. Lao-tzu writes with some inclination of humanism. He believes that people have inborn goodness, and he writes that citizens will act trustworthy when their leader treats them that way. If they feel restricted, or believe they are being cheated, they will act out and attempt to change their situation. Lao-tzu explains that people function best under a wise,

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    Lao Tzu Qualities

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    succeed when its at its greatest peril. The effectiveness of the leader allows the nation to be great and the fulfill their mission. Over the years, the view on what an effective government is has changed. In the 6th Century China, a Philosopher named Lao-Tzu saw an effective government as one that used war last, that the ideal form of governing is to have minimal effect on peoples lives. In the 13th Century Italy, Machiavelli, a diplomat and philosopher, advised that the prince should be well versed in

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    Taoism By Lao Tzu

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    which also means a way of life. Lao Tzu started this, he lived a little before Confucius, about 600 BC. Tao means the “path” or “way”. Lao Tzu worked as a a record keeper. He believed that happiness was for people to just “go with the flow”, meaning to let things go about on their own rather than forcing the situations. According to Confucius, each person should act with virtue in all social matters; family, community, state, and kingdom, to ensure unity. Lao Tzu thought it was extremely wrong for

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    Lao Tzu Essay

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    the Chinese province of Henan, Lao Tzu lived from c. 604-c.531 BCE. He was a philosopher attributed with the writing of the Tao-Te-Ching and the reputed founder of Taoism. ("Tao" meaning the way of all life, "Te" meaning the fit use of life by all men, and "Ching" meaning text.) Lao Tzu was not his real name but rather an honorary title given to him by his followers meaning "Old Master".       Lao Tzu believed that human life is constantly

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    Lao Tzu Religion

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    treasures. The Old Master, Lao Tzu was a figure similar to Jesus in both his style of teaching and his message of living a life for the divine, he would certainly find agreement in Jesus’ admonishment of desire. In analysis of the Bible, one notices that Jesus taught a strict adherence to simple living. Within the New International Version of the bible, specifically Mark 10:25, Jesus states: “It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for someone who

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    Lao Tzu Ethics

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    determine people’s actions are right or wrong. Lao Tzu, a Chinese philosopher, believes that the Tao is related to the ethic. In Lao Tzu concept, Tao can teach people a rule of moral and the right attitude about life. In this paper, I will examine Lao Tzu’s Tao De Jing. The four things I can learn are the opposite things are contrasted,acting as water, knowing ourselves, and being content. The opposite things are contrasted. In Tao De Jing, Lao Tzu describes that people see some things are beautiful

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    A Prince By Lao Tzu

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    allow everything to harmonize with each other. These ideas come from the writer Lao-tzu in the piece called “Thoughts from the Tao-te Ching.” Lao-tzu presents many idealist ways in his writing. The main focus is on the idea that people are able to govern themselves and partake in the actions they desire without restraint. As he wisely states, “Practice not-doing, and everything will fall into place (206, Lao-tzu).” This advice is

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    Lao Tzu Analysis

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    deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage” (Lao Tzu). Lao Tzu is a Chinese philosopher who lived in the sixth century B.C and his work has embraced by both various anti-authoritarian movements. This quotes interact with the ancient text the Tao Te Chin because they both describes love have a strength and that strength allows the leader to encounter challenges. Tzu believed if masters are love by his people is the best ruler because the leader gain strength

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    Lao Tzu Essay

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    Lao Tzu The Taoist philosopher Lao Tzu put it best when he said, “A leader is best when people barley know he exists, When his work is done, his aim fulfilled, They will say: We did it ourselves.” Often when a person thinks of a leader they think of such great leaders as George Washington, George Patton, and Thomas Jackson. The word “leader” itself will invoke images of die-hard men with the charisma to command anyone and overcome anything. Yet despite this common image there was no theory

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