Most of the world's religions serve only to strengthen attachments to false concepts such as self and other, life and death, heaven and earth, and so on. Those who become entangled in these false ideas are prevented from perceiving the Integral Oneness.
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Why is the sea king of a hundred streams Because it lies below them... If the sage would guide the people, he must serve with humility. If he would lead them, he must follow behind. In this way when the sage rules, the people will not feel oppressed...
Arms are instruments of ill omen. When one is compelled to use them, it is best to do so without relish. There is no glory in victory, and to glorify it despite this is to exult in the killing of men. When great numbers of people are killed, one shou
Distortion upon distortion ... the more one uses the mind, the more confused one becomes.
One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
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