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Old 03-01-2016, 03:14 PM   #51
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I like Pooh, but his nature did not seem like something to aspire to, at least to my young self. I've come to greater appreciation of accepting things as they are and finding happiness in small things, but I still don't consider it a goal that in and of itself I would want to pursue.

Hang out with him sometimes? Sure. Accept that to be happy with being fat meant being like him? No, I wasn't going to accept that.
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Old 03-01-2016, 04:51 PM   #52
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Such Pooh bashing! Shame on you all!



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Hoff presents Winnie-the-Pooh and related others from A. A. Milne's stories as characters that interact with him while he writes The Tao of Pooh, but also quotes excerpts of their tales from Milne's actual books Winnie-the-Pooh and The House at Pooh Corner, in order to exemplify his points. Hoff uses many of Milne's characters to symbolize ideas that differ from or accentuate Taoist tenets. Winnie-the-Pooh himself, for example, personifies the principles of wei wu wei, the Taoist concept of "effortless doing," and pu, the concept of being open to but unburdened by experience. In contrast, characters like Owl and Rabbit over-complicate problems, often over-thinking to the point of confusion, and Eeyore pessimistically complains and frets about existence, unable to just be.[2] Hoff regards Pooh's simpleminded nature, unsophisticated worldview and instinctive problem-solving methods as conveniently representative of the Taoist philosophical foundation. The book also incorporates translated excerpts from various prominent Taoist texts, from authors such as Laozi and Zhuangzi.
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