Dr. Eric Foster Rhodes, along with being a business and labor consultant, educator, and author of mystery stories and novels, is also an amateur magician. When you see him, ask him about his mind reading act. Eric and wife Barbara now live on the banks of the Pithlachascotee River near the Gulf of Mexico
The Tao Te Ching is the most widely traslated book in world literature, after the Bible. Yet the gemlike lucidity of the original has eluded most previous translations, and they have obscured some of its central ideas. Now the Tao Te ching has been rendered into English by the eminent scholar and traslator Stephen Mitchell. Mr. Mitchell's Dropping Ashes on the Buddha is a modern Zen classic, and his translations of Rilke and of the Book of Job have already been called definitive for our time.