Sunday, October 25, yAsian PhilosophyLECTURE 23Perspectivalness-The sage should adopt a humble skepticism; she embraces flexibility, becoming able to understand difference in perspectives and be able to fluidly move between them.-The Butcher:•Pg. 224-225•He doesn't cut against the bones, instead he finds the natural space between them.This makes his job easy.•His cutting is maximally efficient (remember, that is de)•The Butcher is able to do this because he can shift perspectives. He sees the cow, he sees all cows, he sees the joints of the cow.•Zhuangzi is looking to the ordinary would for knowledge. He seeks the butcher, andnot some "wise" sage-Questions: Is Zhuangzi forced to adopt moral relativism? And is this a bad thing?Uselessness-By Useless, Zhuangzi seems to be thinking of "non-exploitable".