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In the closet

The Tao that can be told is not the Tao.

Of the sacred, nothing may be said. The sacred is secret. “Whereof we do not know, thereof we may not speak.”

Profane comes from pro fanum, which means on the temple porch.

If a man is religious, no one should know it.

Jesus: Pray in a closet.

Joel Goldsmith says the universal church has three pillars: benevolence, secrecy, and a silent inquiry into the nature of God. It has no membership roll. It cannot be joined.