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- This chapter tells us that water needs to be our new role model.
- Water is super good because it gives to everything without complaining and flows to places people turn their noses up at.
- In this way, it's a whole lot like the Tao.
- Now we get a list of everything that's cool about water.
- 1) It's deep... like spiritually deep, man.
- 2) It gives with kindness.
- 3) It's honest, reflecting everything as it is.
- 4) It controls everything within its power equally and impartially.
- 5) It's totally adaptable, always changing to match its environment.
- 6) It has great timing (which probably means that it does the right things at the right times, not that water is good with jokes).
- The last couple lines remind us that water is most awesome because it spreads all its awesomeness without complaining or expecting anything.
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