here) I share the reservations yet think the effort is usually for the good. Grossman's effort is fascinating. This from the introduction:
"These two men, separated in history by nearly 2500 years, one a citizen of the worlds oldest empire and the other of one of its youngest republics, were sages whose messages were remarkably alike: live the simple, tranquil life, trust your intuition; find and revere the spiritual grace in the natural world; act without self-assertion; commit no violence against living things or persons; try to harmonize with the ebb and flow of nature and circumstance-and above all, assure that there is a place in the world for humility, yeilding, gentleness, and serenity."
Over the next few days, some excerpts...