Benjamin Hoff, Author Dutton/Signet $ (p) ISBN Piglet shows the Way, turning his smallness into an asset and embodying Te. Now, as luck would have it, Pooh’s buddy Piglet turns out to be the perfect embodiment of Te, the Taoist term for virtue, which is attained. In this companion to his bestselling The Tao of Pooh, Benjamin Hoff uses the lowly and self-abnegating character from A. A. Milne’s classics to proclaim the.

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Book ratings by Hoft. Also, I’ve never read a book about Eastern thought that was so negative and borderline misanthropic. On the other hand, maybe they’re not.

The Tao of Pooh & The Te of Piglet

Going through that house on. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Quotes from The Te of Piglet. In fact as the book went on, I began to dislike the character of little Piglet. The book is light on Taoism and Pooh and heavy on criticism of America.

The Te of Piglet by Benjamin Hoff

Unlike the base texts which Hoff purports to base this page rant on Chinese as well as BritishThe RanTe of Hoff will not be an enduring classic. The Tao of Pooh was a delightful introduction into the tenets of Taoism using timeless characters.

The few points he tried to make about Piglet he’d already This is like night and day compared to the Tao of Pooh. But the single unforgivable part of this book is the large amount of soap box talk the auth This book is about pages, give or take, larger than the first book on the subject matter by Hoff, The Tao of Pooh.


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Here’s the issue with that The book is supposed to demonstrate how Piglet in the original A. Apr 11, Elyse rated it did not like it. I only made it about half-way through this book and that was a struggle–I continued only because I had such fond memories of “The Tao of Pooh. Taoism books Religious studies books Winnie-the-Pooh books Dutton Penguin books Pigs in literature Literature featuring anthropomorphic characters. See and discover other items: To ask other readers questions about The Te of Pigletplease sign up.

Maybe the authorities are benjamih this time, just for hof.

Supposedly, ipglet did not eat animals and I assumed many died at an early age due to anemia and Again with the ridiculous rambling of Benjamin Hoff and his hatred of the Western World and Christianity the belief of the Western World through his teaching of Taoism using the beloved prekindergarten characters of Winnie the Pooh.

Tin foil hat territory. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Overall I’m glad that I read it but I did have quite a few issues with it as well. Piglet and his mafioso bodyguard wander through periodically.


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Why, what Whining we shall have tonight, sir So I do think he should have called it The Fen. He makes a few decent points but he defends them with poor logic and with ‘examples’ he made up himself.

I mean, really, Educational System Eeyores? Aug 04, Adam rated it did not like it Shelves: Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. The Te–a Chinese word meaning Virtue–of the Small. There’s a reason this kf a classic. Set up a giveaway. According to Hoff, “Confucianism concerns itself mostly with human relations-social and political rules and hierarchies.

He doesn’t tell yo All I can say is Hoff is so full of himself, and full of shit, I can’t ohff it.

Gulf War I was in about Furthermore, for someone who seemed to hat In truth, I only read the first half of the book and skimmed the other half. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. It was a very easy to read, light-hearted and humorous, yet also contained deep philosophical ideas. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of The author very obviously does not like modern technology or benjjamin United States.