#30* The minister who relies on the DAO never threatens all under heaven with violence. Surely such an action must lead to retaliation. Wherever troops
Seek thou after the entelecy of things if the opening of the Way is thy quest. Look not to the particular example or the general
Knowledge is holding power: directing actuality or enabling skill. Thus, knowing thinks as a kind of doing, taking-up, having-in-hand, putting-to-work. Knowledge embraces interference (striking-between) not
#28* Knowing power, abiding in modesty; like a stream under Heaven. Like a stream under Heaven- never abandoning eternal virtue, returning at last to purity.
Melancholia, always patient watcher, lurking in backgrounds, awaiting a moment when Sophia is not watching o’er my mind: Then, darkness. — Keith Wayne Brown (@pahndeepah)
#27* The one who masters walking leaves no footprints. The one who masters speaking makes no slips of the tongue. The one who masters counting