Sunday, January 3, 2010
Tao Te Ching Chapter 20-19 Incompetence
I alone am stubborn and incompetent. (Ch.20)
Has anyone told you to be incompetent?
Lao Tzu does.
Ooohhh, what a relief! Isn't it?
You don't have to work hard to be competent from now on.
You are allowed to be stubborn as well.
Well, you don't have to be so unless you want to.
Lao Tzu's distant disciple, Chuang Tzu, gave us a maxim:
"Don't move until you are forced to".
迫而後動 -- 荘子 外篇 刻意 第十五 --
It is not important what you do stubbornly or incompetently with your hologram, which they call the world.
-"Yes" and "year" 20-1
-Good = Evil 20-2
-Let'em fear 20-3
-Fun or depression 20-5
-Baby's smile 20-7
-Secret of abundance 20-9
-Buddha alone 20-10
-Mundane people 20-12
-Not clear 20-15
-High wind I 20-17
-I'm different 20-20
-Eat mother 20-21
-Tao by Matsumoto / Tao Te Ching / Chapter 20
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-Takeda Shingen, a great samurai, said: "Don't move like a mountain" (Originally from «Sun Tzu»).