Thomas Hoover





Thomas Hoover


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Thomas Hoover has a doctorate in oceanography and served as senior vice president of an architect-engineering firm in New York, where he has lived for several decades. His vices include being an avid sailor and a recognized collector of the classical music of India. He began his writing career with two classic non-fiction books on Far Eastern art and religion and then moved into fiction writing with two critically acclaimed novels about English sailors in the early Seventeenth century.

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“When we act on our spontaneous judgment, we are almost always better off.”
Thomas Hoover, The Zen Experience

“Being natural means to exist spontaneously without having to take any action.”
Thomas Hoover, The Zen Experience

“The master Wen-yu summed it up when he answered a demand for the First Principle of Ch'an with, "If words could tell you, it would become the Second Principle.”
Thomas Hoover, The Zen Experience

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