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Reading the Tao Te Ching

The individual numbered sections of the Tao Te Ching are called chapters, and each addresses a separate idea. Read your chosen section carefully and use it to answer the following questions.

1. Number of chapter: write on line

2. Identify and list the key phrases in the chapter: write on line write on line write on line

3. What does the chapter say a ruler should do or be? write on line write on line

4. What does the chapter say the effect of a ruler who follows the Tao Te Ching will be on the people he is ruling? What is the effect of a ruler who does not follow the Tao Te Ching? write on line write on line write on line

5. What does the chapter say, if anything, about the use of force or violence or war? write on line write on line

6. Restate the chapter's message in your own words. write on line write on line write on line


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