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Tao Te Ching 65 - Profound Simplicity

In other words, if we don't want to have people who are in power, who are going to use cleverness, who are going to take advantage of others who are going to make others lesser people. It would make sense if we were to take the time to do this in the beginning. Of course, that is more easily said than done
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What can be said is that at the onset of the emergence of America, one of the most important lessons that seems to have been shared by most of the Founding Fathers in one way or the other is a warning about factions and partisanship. Alexis de Tocqueville wrote in his book Democracy in America that it was one of the features of American governance that was most likely to lead to its end