Has anyone here heard about Zhuangzi (aka Chuang Tzu)? He is one of the founders of Taoism, and well known as a skeptical thinker. There is a three part book called Zhuangzi that uses monologues, anecdotes, metaphors, etc to make you think or prove a philosophical point, and covers a lot of the same topics that Buddha does. As in Buddhism, a secular would have to understand that some of the words are just a representation of the culture at the time and are not really important for the view he…See More
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