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Embrace humility, yielding, and simplicity to find harmony and wholeness.

Chapter 22

Yield and remain whole,
Bend and become straight,
Empty and be filled,
Wear out and be renewed,
Have little and receive,
Have much and be confused.
Therefore the sage holds to the one as an example for the world.
Without flaunting oneself, one is seen clearly,
Without self-approval, one is distinguished,
Without self-praise, one has merit,
Without self-importance, one endures.
For one who is without contention,
No one under heaven can contend with him.
The ancients say, "Yield and remain whole."
Are these empty words?
Truly, you will become whole and return to the source.

What's Master DudeWay Say?

In the animated film "Kung Fu Panda," Po, the protagonist, learns the importance of humility, yielding, and simplicity through his journey to become a kung fu master. His initial desire for fame and recognition is replaced by a deep understanding of the importance of inner balance and harmony. Just like Po's transformation, Chapter 22 of the Tao Te Ching teaches us to embrace humility, yielding, and simplicity, allowing us to find harmony and wholeness within ourselves and with the world around us.

Dudeism Abides

Yielding to the natural flow of life and embracing humility allows us to find inner peace, wholeness, and harmony with the world around us.

Yield, embrace the flow,
Humility and balance,
Wholeness, harmony.

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