The Te of Piglet

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Penguin Books, 1993 - Philosophy - 257 pages
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The Te of Piglet . . . in which a good deal of Taoist wisdom is revealed through the character and actions of A. A. Milne's Piglet. Piglet? Yes, Piglet. For the better than impulsive Tigger? or the gloomy Eeyore? or the intellectual Owl? or even the lovable Pooh? Piglet herein demonstrates a very important principle of Taoism: The Te--a Chinese word meaning Virtue--of the Small. Happy 90th birthday (October 14th), to one of the world's most beloved icons of literature, Winnie-the-Pooh!

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

Yes, it really is that bad. No Te, no Piglet to speak of, diatribes galore, inaccuracies, strawman and other fallacies of logic, no charm - and poor writing too. What a mess. Read full review

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User Review  - 6boysandme - LibraryThing

Summary: Using the characters from Winnie the Pooh (whom I love) the author reveals Taoist wisdom. This book is filled with well written truths that coincide with what I know to be true principles and ... Read full review

Contents

What? Another One?
1
Very Small Animal
25
The Eeyore Effect
53
Copyright

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About the author (1993)

Benjamin Hoff grew up in a rural area a few miles from Portland, Oregon—at the opposite end of the valley in which Opal Whiteley wrote her diary. As a child, he, like Opal, preferred to spend his time outdoors, observing animals, insects, and plants. From an early age, he, too, loved to write. He is tha author of the bestselling The Tao of Pooh and The Te of Piglet.

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