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What is meant by speaking thus of favour and disgrace?








Source: THE TAO AND ITS CHARACTERISTICS


What is meant by speaking thus of favour and disgrace? Disgrace is
being in a low position (after the enjoyment of favour) The getting
that (favour) leads to the apprehension (of losing it), and the losing
it leads to the fear of (still greater calamity):--this is what is
meant by saying that favour and disgrace would seem equally to be
feared

And what is meant by saying that honour and great calamity are to be
(similarly) regarded as personal conditions? What makes me liable to
great calamity is my having the body (which I call myself); if I had
not the body, what great calamity could come to me?





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