When you'r ecruising the net with a fancy browser, you see all sorts of clever graphics. I find myself cruising with the graphics viewer disabled most of the time. The picture in the main lastpage has a graphic that says 'Welcome to the Last Page' with an image of an old guy and a robot. Big whoop. That page doesn't have the 12th chapter of Book one of Lao Tzu, though. That's right here.


The Five Colors make man's eyes blind;

The Five Notes Make his Ears Deaf;

The Five Tastes injure his palate;

Riding and Hunting

" Make his mind go wild with excitement;

Goods hard to come by

Serve to hinder his progress.

Hence the sage is

For the Belly,

Not the Eye.

Therefore he discards the one and takes the other.

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