Using the References below write an essay following the guidelines.
1..) Write an essay that examines the famous line from the text, “a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step”(Lao Tzu), and relate it either to some aspect of your personal experience, or the current struggle in our country with social justice or partisan politics. Do not try to do all three. Pick the one you feel strongest about and discuss how we could benefit from the application of this idea. Use at least three direct references to the primary text in your essay.
2.) Using your understanding of the symbol of the Tao, explain how key aspects of this symbol could be positively applied to address the partisan gridlock and political animosity (both inside Washington and among the citizenry) that exists in our country at the present moment. Use at least three direct references to the primary text in your essay.