Aidan Miles
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In Dao De Jing, 常 should be translated as "eternal" or as "common"?
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I don't mean to stray from the text itself, but I think it helps to consider what Daoism is all about (a contentious topic, of course). The meaning in those opening lines, to me, reflects a larger ...

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Two terms for "According to" - What are the differences between 根据 and 按照?
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One point that has been missed is that 根据 also has the use of "according to [source of information]", e.g. 根据[新闻社/政府部门/等]星期一发布的统计,什么什么什么. This use appears frequently in news articles. Source: ...

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