The subject says it all. Nothing seems to convey how the world works better then Tao Te Ching. Read it.
If you can wrap your mind around the words and the energy behind them, you go into an altered divine state. If you can't, it is a stupid waste of time.
Worth a try.
Practicality appears immiscible until you let it be, then the frustration dissolves.
Desire to be at one with the mother of the Universe and there will be no need to worry when you embody this realm.
It's hard not to dose off at times because the narrator's voice is extremely mellow. The lessons are epic and timeless, so I wish the narration had a little more passion behind it. That said, I'm still glad I bought it and will gladly listen to it again when I need a reminder to be more balanced.
Stephen Mitchell's translation of the Tao te Ching is one of the best, most egalitarian crystallizations of world changing wisdom I've ever encountered, and I've encountered a LOT.
This is the version that speaks to our time and to those of us with zen practice. Those starting to meditate may enjoy this as well.
It's as genuine of an expression of the Tao as I've ever found.