China Notes 2

China Notes 2 - It is bottomless; the very progenitor of...

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Dao is the order of the universe. It is a primordial state of nonbeing in ontology, a state without bounds or limits in the Taoist cosmogony, intangible, unfathomable, and un-analyzable empirically and taxonomically. Chapter 4 The way is like an empty vessel That yet may be drawn from without ever needing to be filled.
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Unformatted text preview: It is bottomless; the very progenitor of all things in the world. In it all sharpness is blunted, all tangles united, all glare tempered, all dust smoothed. It is like a deep pool that never dries. * dust is Taoist symbol for the noise and fuss of everyday life....
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