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TAOISM

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Originally appearing in Volume V26, Page 402 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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TAOISM, a form of religion in China, the name of which is taken from the ancient treatise called Tao Tell King, supposed to be the work of the sage Lao-tsze (q.v.). The later characteristics of Taoism as a form of worship represent a corruption of the earlier doctrines of Lao-tsze, and the infusion of Buddhist and other ideas.
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