The True Man

Next in an occasional series on Daoism.

Daoism values equanimity. Here’s how Zhuangzi (also Chuang Tzu, pronounced Jwong dzuh) describes the “True man”:


Whaddya think? How does the “True Man” compare with the Christian ideal? Jewish? Muslim? Hindu? Buddhist?

Is equanimity a good thing? Bad? Good to a point? If the latter, does that smack of moral relativism? If so, is that a problem?

How does one achieve equanimity? Are there shortcuts?