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Taoist feminism and political correctness

In view of mainstream thesis in Europe, the defendants of Taoism emasculate their discipline and themselves along the way.

This atmosphere of systematic cultural censorship and sinophobia in Europe makes it often difficult for pro-China voices to speak their mind, let alone talk Taoism. There’s an anxiety over the possibility that Washington and its allies could mobilize against Chinese “religion” as it did against Islam and Orthodox Russia. Still, Taoism has been accepted by some Western scholars. The United Nation Report of the Secretary-General says: “Taoism, based on the Tao De Jing … teaching people to follow the patterns of nature … Taoism judges affluence by the number of species. Taoism believes that nature itself is divine and that we should live in harmony with nature’s cycles and systems.”

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