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Tao te Ching

75 People starved because the ruler taxed too heavily. People are difficult to be ruled, Because the ruler governs with personal desire and establishes too many laws to confuse the people. Therefore the people are difficult to be ruled. People take death lightly, Because the ruler pursues after luxurious life and depletes the people. Therefore the people take death lightly. One who does not value his life with self-desire, truly cherishes his life.

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