It consists in the study of the teachings of Confucius and lao-tse.
lao-tse, we assert, is the ideal author to read while the barber is at his business.
Their pacifism differs from that of lao-tse and of Buddha in the important respect of having a pronounced theistic basis.
This man was called lao-tse, a recluse and philosopher, who was already an old man when Confucius began his travels.
When preparing for this distinguished office he discovers within himself leanings towards the religion of lao-tse.
But the effect of this relation is fatal to its identification with the non-resistance doctrine of Buddha and lao-tse.
Under mere self-centered philosophies such as those of Buddha and lao-tse the contrary is true.