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Since they could not have it at home, because they alter the balance of family fauna, left in the hallway, with a blanket and a plate of food. Philosophical Daoist interest in daoways:guides is thus distinct from the first-order normative focus of Confucians and Mohists, who certainly used the word dao as often as did the classical Daoist thinkers. However, sooner or later we all have to consider how it’s working for us. In short. and retired emperor -denpa h n j b -ruler of esoteric practices.

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