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The Tao of everything

We will find a Taoist world that looks much more vibrant and diverse. Multiculturalism is important to the contemporary global culture.

Stepping out of the highly elitist and inflexible world of professional sinology, observers will find a Taoist world that looks much more vibrant and diverse, but also increasingly deregulated and unpredictable. We are talking, of course, about the New Age movement in the West, and the rise of democracy and religious pluralism. With the ideas of enlightenment, soul-healing, and self-bettering being emphasized, hundreds of titles such as The Tao of Ideology and The Tao of Cricket became popular in the West especially in the America.

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