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Chapter 07 – Heaven and earth are enduring.

Heaven and earth are enduring.
The universe can live for ever,
because it does not live for itself.
And so both last – outliving themselves.

The sage guides his people
by putting himself last.

Desiring nothing for himself.
he knows how to channel desires.

And is it not because he wants nothing
that he is able to achieve everything?

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One Response to “Chapter 07 – Heaven and earth are enduring.”

  1. Steffen says:

    Too many people here are rentaicg´╗┐ emotionally to comments made about their phone, its just a phone guys (although Apple are a corporation that should be boycotted) The branding obviously works all too well on the weak minded!

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