Wednesday, April 10, 2024

 

“Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power.”

                                                                                 - Lao Tzu


“The Master observes the world but trusts his inner vision. He allows things to come and go. His heart is as open as the sky.”

                                                                                - Tao Te Ching – Verse 12


“The heavy is the root of the light. The unmoved is the source of all movement. Thus the Master travels all day without leaving home. However splendid the views, she stays serenely in herself.”     

                                                                                 - Tao Te Ching - Verse 26  



When the way is lost, claimed by those tripping on the ignorance of abusive power, holding and controlling what is myth, then nothing is known or mastered, the sight unseen.


Lament the loss of wisdom and sight for the cost is heavy, where in the jungles of grandeur, the grandiose temptations of greed and lust, come the delusion of greatness in the destruction of oneself and people in crimes against humanity.






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