Machiavelli vs. Lao-tzu?

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    One of Machiavelli’s most controversial statements is: “A man who wishes to make a vocation of being good at all times will come to ruin among so many who are not good.” How would Lao-tzu respond to this statement? Under what conditions would such a statement become irrelevant?

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