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Embrace the power of emptiness and absence.

Chapter 11

Thirty spokes share the wheel's hub;
It is the center hole that makes it useful.
Shape clay into a vessel;
It is the space within that makes it useful.
Cut doors and windows for a room;
It is the holes which make it useful.
Therefore profit comes from what is there;
Usefulness from what is not there.

What's Master DudeWay Say?

John Lennon sang, "Imagine there's no heaven… no possessions," in his song "Imagine." This idea of embracing emptiness and absence can help us appreciate the intangible aspects of life that bring meaning and harmony, allowing us to align with the Tao.

Dudeism Abides

By recognizing the value of emptiness and the spaces between things, we can appreciate the unseen aspects of life that contribute to our well-being and harmony with the Tao.

Emptiness reveals,
Value in the spaces shared,
Tao's unseen power.

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