Thursday, December 9, 2010
Tao Te Ching Chapter 58-2 Brilliant government
When the government is brilliant, the people are imperfect. (Ch.58)
"When the government is obscure, the people are perfect."
This political irony seems applicable as it is to life, but let's not hurry up.
If you truly accept that "the government" and "the people" are part of your hologram, you can see it differently.
Lao Tzu wants to tell us that, when your hologram is "brilliant", it is "imperfect".
Be like dust.
If your world is unnecessarily dazzling, it is high time you asked yourself what its function is.
The world, which is your hologram, is a catalyst.
It stimulates you to emit more Love (=the fundamental energy Tao).
-Dark Government 58-1
-Brilliant government 58-2
-Fortune = Misfortune 58-3
-Misfortune = Fortune 58-4
-Eternal cycle 58-5
-Odd criterion 58-7
-Confused about time? 58-9
-Don't tear it! 58-10
-Kyoka (crazy song) hurts 58-11
-Straight = Bent 58-12
-Amida (Amitābha) shines 58-13
-Tao by Matsumoto / Tao Te Ching / Chapter 58
Tao answers your question!
☞Yukio Mishima and Yasunari Kawabata were close friends. It is said that Mishima even thought of marrying Kawabata's daughter. Kawabata's «House of Sleeping Beauties» is about old men who pay money to buy the right to lay oneself beside a sleeping young girl. Mishima's «Thirst for Love» tells us about a wealthy woman who falls in love with the beautiful body of her male servant.