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Re: The Word of the Day for Feb 26 is:

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  • Wolfgang I Waas
    ... Why, it s strange somehow to see a German word explained circumstantially in English :) ... I won t think so - doesn t a world view reflect the angle of
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      Lisa wrote:

      > weltanschauung \VELT-ahn-show-ung ("ow" as in "cow")\ (noun, often
      > capitalized)
      >
      > : a comprehensive conception or apprehension of the world especially
      > from a specific standpoint

      Why, it's strange somehow to see a German word explained circumstantially in
      English :)

      > OK folks, in 25 words or less--alright, or more--how would you answer
      > the question, what is taoism's Weltanschauung? Is there just one?
      > What about Lao's vs Chuang's?

      I won't think so - doesn't a world view reflect the angle of the viewer?
      I can't lay my finger on it exactly, but when I think of it, Chuang's image of
      the happy fish pops up somehow...

      () Wolfgang
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