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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Retrieved from ” https: Milne, who must be groaning in his grave, likes capital letters Very Muchand the diminutive porker’s adventures are the perfect means to preach, Very Lightly, about being positive and ecological and upright. Showing of reviews. For a school of thought like Taoism that has had some sort of inclusiveness for women in it from the beginning centuries, nowit seems a really weird hill to die on.

Hoff clearly didn’t want to write it, from the way he noff describing in the beginning.

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Farina grains add bulk and thickness, what what. Milne characters, I approached the rather thicker Te of Piglet with gleeful anticipation. Refresh and try again.

And what’s this nonsense about ‘Eeyore Amazons’? Furthermore, for someone who seemed to hate technology, he certainly spends a fair amount of time updating his website. Drinking beer never did anyone any good. The Tao hofv Pooh was awesome. Oh, and he basically claims a doomsday is coming. The Te of Piglet consists more of exposition about the concept of Te and Taoism in general.

Dec 22, Robert rated it it was ok. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. From Piglett – Literary Studies: Penguin Books November 1, Language: While there was still some charm in the book, it wasn’t as good with tying philosophies into the other animals in the Hundred-Acre wood. All the sweetness teh warmth of the first book, the Mile-esque style of writing, is gone. Spiced with a few eyebrow-raising quotes and opinions from the author.

I’ve just been reading The Te of Piglet you see, and it has got me feeling He rips all of Western science in one paragraph, and praises all Chinese inventions in the next, not even realizing the irony in listing gunpowder as a great invention from the far East! The author’s explanations of Taoism and Tye through Pooh and Piglet show that this is not an ancient and remote philosophy but benjakin that you can use, here and now.


This is Tao for everyone, or at least for me. This book is not that. Benjamin Hoff puts the teachings into the world and characters of Pooh and henjamin a unique way to understand what can be very difficult teachings to understand. It is written with many embedded stories from the A. Timeless Wisdom from Pooh Winnie-the-Pooh.

The Tao of Pooh & The Te of Piglet : Benjamin Hoff :

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You can’t say that the island is the same about the mountain because they are both on Earth.