Re: Chapter 67 & tidao 體 道
Posted by rat on 2/8/2009, 10:46 am, in reply to "Re: Chapter 67"
Hi PuddinHead |
I have not had time to read the thread so I don't know if you have considered the following:
There is nothing to do but learn how to emotionally and neurologically embody (tidao 體 道) the dynamic that allows you to realize there is nothing to do.
That way you will not be merely parroting words, you will have directly experienced their ever increasing ramifications.
: I appreciate your honesty. If my friend feels
: that nothing needs to be done, and I stated
: that I read something completely different,
: it stands to reason that I pretty much agree
: with you. I was hoping perhaps you saw the
: same things I did and could help me express
: my views better or, maybe I just wanted
: someone far more experienced than I to see
: how they expressed themselves on the
: --Previous Message--
: --Previous Message--
: Why not Bao Pu,
: Do you just not care enough to share them
: with me, or are you feeling lazy ? Perhaps
: you are worried that if you share your
: thoughts others with differing views will
: attack you ? What do you think about Chapter
: 67 ?
: I'm lazy. I feel guilty that I'm spending
: the day on a discussion forum rather than
: other things which should have priority.
: I'm also unsure of your sincerity. You say
: you get something completely different from
: the DDJ than your friend, but haven't said
: what that is.
: The whole world agrees in saying that my Way
: is great but appears unworthy.
: It is only because it is great that it
: appears to be unworthy.
: If it appeared worthy, it would have become
: small long ago.
: Isn't that so!
: I have three treasures that I hold on to and
: The first I call loving kindness;
: The second I call frugality;
: The third I call never daring to put oneself
: first in the world.
: The kind can be courageous;
: The frugal can be generous;
: Those who never dare to put themselves first
: in the world can become leaders of the
: various officials.
: Now to be courageous without loving
: To be generous without frugality,
: To put oneself first without putting oneself
: behind others,
: These will lead to death.
: If one has loving kindness, in attack one
: will be victorious,
: In defense one will be secure.
: For Heaven will save you and protect you
: with loving kindness.
: -- Like I said before, here are some tips on
: how to be successful and avoid early death.
: The author also suggests some virtues that
: he values and thinks are worth our while to
: health and happiness,
: Bao Pu
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