Te Rauparaha

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  • The Attendant Members Of Justin 's Rugby Team

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    ne! ka upa ... ne! One upward step! Another upward step! A upane kaupane whiti te ra! An upward step, another. The Sun shines!!! (maori.org.nz/waiata) A traditional Maori hangi provided the meal for the celebration. The hangi uses steam to slowly cook the food. A pit large enough to accommodate the wire baskets which held the

  • Personal Narrative: My Lymphoma Is In Remission

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    Remission. I am thankful to share that the PET scan indicated that my lymphoma is in remission. Going forward, I will need to see the doctor every few months and be scanned every six. We are praying that I will be cured from this and for continued direction, how does God want us to use what we learned during these past 6 months? God allowed this to happen for a reason and we do not want to forget the lessons He taught us or what He may be calling us to do as a result. Be careful that you do not

  • Drowning in a Sea of Avoidance

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    Drowning in a sea of avoidance, I needed to save myself from this repetitive behavior that was tarnishing my social bonds. In the past I was afraid of rejection or criticism in everyway imaginable. I kept myself from relationships due to my own insecurities, which stemmed from my lack of self confidents. To confine in a person one must be wiling to show their most vulnerable side, and not doing so made me have unhealthy relationships with the people around me. Causing me to portray a false image

  • An Essay Of 11 Unforgettable Moments In The Fiordlands

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    in Doubtful Sound.We have rounded up 11 unforgettable moments in the Fiordlands that will, sometimes literally, take your breath away (and make you wish for a much better camera)! – Wibke Carter 1. Under “starry skies” On the western shores of Lake Te Anau, a mysterious underground world, carved out over 12,000 years, awaits. After a cruise over the lake, you venture into deep and dark caves filled with limestone formations, whirlpools and a subterranean waterfall. Beyond the roar of the water, you’re

  • Leadership in Thoughts from the Tao-te-Ching and The Qualities of a Prince

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    Leadership in Thoughts from the Tao-te-Ching and The Qualities of a Prince Lao-Tzu’s “Thoughts from the Tao-te Ching” and Machiavelli’s “The Qualities of a Prince” both have the ultimate goal of making better leaders. The tactics that each writer chooses to present as a guide for the leader are almost opposite of each other. Today’s American government would benefit from a combination of the two extreme ideas. Lao-Tzu’s laissez-faire attitude towards the economy, as well as his small scale

  • The Apology By Plato And Tao Te Ching

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    society. Ethics is not feelings, religion, science, or following the law and cultural norm. Ethics is, however, a set of moral behaviors that tell us what is right and wrong in different situations. Through writings such as The Apology by Plato and Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu we are can more clearly get a picture of what it means to be ethical and how to respond to ethical dilemmas. In Plato’s The Apology, Socrates supports the fairness and justice ethical approach by recognizing that all equals must

  • The Fine Arts are Essential for the Attainment of Human Excellence

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    creation, the purity and profundity of the art is lost in “bearing witness to its own validity.” The goal, thus, is to have the experience of satori each time the act of painting or sculpting occurs, and letting it do the art. Te Taoist tradition also supports this as, from the Tao Te Ching, “a good artist lets his intuition / lead him wherever it wants,” (Lao Tzu 27). Now, it is still important to know the various techniques associated with the art form in particular. For only if a craft knowledge is

  • I Admire The Chocolate Bar

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    You admire the chocolate bar in your hand, mulling over the years of memories it inspires. You love everything about this bar, from its infallible solidity to the sleek silver letters spelling out H-E-R-S-H-E-Y-S across its wrapper. In your eyes, a company that creates such wonderful products can do no wrong. But you might think differently if you knew what went into the making of your chocolate bar. As producers of more than half the world’s cocoa beans, the Western African countries of Ghana and

  • The Is The Invisible And Formless

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    life should be emptied of such trivialities in order to make room for what is natural; simplicity should be embraced in order for the truth of the universe to be revealed and what follows is clarity and peace rather than self-containment. In the Tao Te Ching, Lao Tsu describes an eternal Way of life that is unperceivable, but is everywhere and consists of everything. It is the natural order of the universe, and it is eternally present. In order to be one with the Tao, one must learn to flow with life

  • Similarities Between Confucianism And Taoism

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    Confucianism and Taoism are two well known philosophies from China. Created by Confucius and Lao-tzu, these ideas have developed side by side for more than 2,000 years. Throughout history, these two frames of mind have guided large regions of the world at different times. In American society, these two ideologies would produce very different results should they be implemented. Although they do have certain similarities, Confucianism’s values of Filial Piety and Humaneness would be very beneficial