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In Taoism, the concepts of the Tao and chi are believed to be beyond the understanding of most people.
Neither Taoism nor Confucianism, indeed, makes this claim.
Together they form a fundamental aspect of the beliefs and principles of Taoism.
The ambiguous relationship between the cult of immortality and philosophical Taoism is well illustrated in the attitude of Ko Hung to major Taoist writings.
Historians note that the Chinese religion of Taoism also introduced the concept in about 300 B.C.