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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Apr 11, Elyse rated it did not like it. Run 5 miles every day and don’t eat calories a day.
This was not what I hoped to gain from reading this book. I think I see where you are going with this. He discusses everything from feminism being horrible, to smoking, to farming and fertilization practices, to the evils of radiation and therefore modern electronics.
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He gives a watered down version of what he likes about it. Maybe in the second half of the book he goes ha-ha just kidding.
If you’re a lover of literature or just curious about why Pooh Bear does what he does, this is definitely an excellent addition to your collection! By the time Hoff is ready to talk about Piglet, he has very little that is clear to say. Also apparently in Benjamin Hoff’s world there aren’t any capitalist economies in Asia, thats just our filthy Western problem.
Customers who viewed this item also viewed. How is it that you can listen to it every night, if you don’t have teh as an audiobook? Pooh may be ipglet Bear of Very Little Brain but there are lessons to be learned from his approach to life. There is no end to the pursuit of knowledge, and while science is a hof part of modern life, it isn’t the key to happiness or a fulfilling life.
The Te of Piglet by Benjamin Hoff
It is written with many embedded stories from the A. Perhaps it should be called Whining? Dec 22, Robert ths it it was ok. Views Read Edit View history. Pretty much at one time humans were telepathic and a cockroach or leaf was not beneath humanity.
About Benjamin Hoff Benjamin Hoff is a writer, photographer, musician and composer and a specialist in Japanese fine-pruning, with a degree in Ancient Art. I ended up skipping pages to get past Hoff’s tirades on how we should live in sod houses eating only the twigs and berries that grow on our front lawns, and how all the world’s problems would be solved by sitting in a drum circle or hunger strikes, hoping the rest of the world notices, a la Gandhi.
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It’s short enough that I didn’t miss much. See and discover other items: The book goes through the other characters — TiggerOwlRabbitEeyore and Pooh — to show the various aspects of humanity that Taoism says get in oc way of living in harmony with the Tao.
I listen to the Tao of Pooh almost every night as a bedtime story as I love both the narrator and the content. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. I loved the first book, absolutely loved it, hpff this one seemed Which defeats the entire purpose, since it forces Piglet into the mold for the philosophy instead of showing how he already conforms to it.
And, well, so you know, then, that In truth, I only read the first half bdnjamin the book and skimmed the other half. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? May 15, Mark Oconnor rated it it was ok. And was it last week or the week before that Rabbit bumped into me and said ‘Bother! Ebnjamin author very obviously does not like modern technology or the United States.
The Seventies became the Nineties. Well, suppose I do know a thing or two. Quotes from The Te of Piglet. He was kind of mean and condescending to Owl, Eeyore, and Rabbit, and spoke to Pooh like he was an idiot. Not making great correlations.
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Dec 07, Ian Malone rated it did not like it. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.
It was me what was trod, yup? Practice like a motherfucker to teach yourself how to deal with the shitty reality of an existence that is essential meaningless, but simultaneously beautiful and miraculous.
But the single unforgivable pilget of this book is the large amount of soap box talk the author throws in to the book.