Is taoism the real conclusion to buddhism? Going back to ordinary life and going with the flow?
More like Taoism being one of many precursors to Christianity
I guess you're talking about Maoism. mao fucked young girls to prolong his life. And he didn't like bathing, same as che guevara by the way.
But some taoist stuff is pretty cooky to be fair. Btw. isn't it technically against the idea of taoism to try to cling to life like that?
The Word=Jesus Christ
When Christianity reached China in the 800s, many Taoists converted thinking it was the fullfilment of their Philosophy that they were waiting for.
I suppose you could argue that Christianity or every religion for that matter has it's time and it's just an expression of the Tao as much as everything else. I suppose christianity looks at it differently, but would say a taoist would argree it's unwise to against an idea whose
Horseshit Chinese medicine is unfortunately strongly linked to Taoism. Going so far as to avoid ejaculating because it releases your vital essence and shit like that. A lot of their practices focus on longevity.
So basically you're saying Taoism=Rastafari and Confucianism is Babylon?
That's a good question. I'm no expert on Taoism but I'd say a baby is a lot more in line with the Tao than adults if only because he hasn't attached himself to the rules and ideology that will dominate his action and view of reality.
To be a taoist in the practical sense though. Where'd you'd actually count as a member of the religion on a census. You'd have to be a little more cognizant of your surroundings.
I don't fucking know dude.