We are educated to discriminate: this/that, mine/yours, here/there, good/bad, right/wrong, more/less, hot/cold... This capacity to pass judgement is cultivated from a very early age. Few people think to question its validity.

In Taoism the pretence of certainty is highlighted. We are invited to ask:

  1. By what criteria do we make the judgement?
  2. In what way are we fit to judge others?
  3. Are we without fault ourselves?
  4. How do we know that we are correct?

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