The Dao De Jing is a philosophical text which is much more spiritual than religious. I believe this can result in a very eye opening experience for some and make a huge impact on their life. The text describes how to appreciate life and everything in it while making it a fulfilling experience. Each chapter covers a unique life lesson which is underlined by a reoccurring concept.The chapters are very descriptive and use many metaphors which may make them difficult to understand at first. Although potentially confusing, re-reading these chapters will greatly enhance your understanding of the lessons and concepts presented in the book.
A majority of these concepts can be applied today, some more than others. They can still provide a positive impact on peoples lives which in effect will cause them to also make a positive impact in society. The one I chose is the concept of Moderation. It's not discussed a whole lot in the text like some of the others which might be because it wasn't as important when The Dao was originally written, but it definitely resonates more in…show more content… As one, I need to regularly take care of my vision. In the past, it was much easier to retain your sight, but contemporary designers do most of their work on computers. Being in front of a screen for hours can severely degrade your vision. Not just that, but it can cause mental fatigue preventing you from being able to focus. That's why it's important to take breaks to rest your eyes. It was even encouraged where I previously worked. It's difficult though to find the time especially when you have to complete projects around tight deadlines. Even when working on school assignments, I find myself getting lost in the work and not taking a proper break. I need to be more careful with how much time I spend in front of the computer. Even out of work, I still spend a lot of time in front of screens watching movies or playing video