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Lecture 10: Zhuangzi: A Knack for Living
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The Perfected Human Being According to Zhuangzi: I Ivanhoe, p. 210, “Perfect people have no self, spiritual people have no accomplishment, and sagely people have no name” (Ch. 1). He is useless, but will never be harmed, and will live out the years nature gives him. Ivanhoe, p. 213 (the tree with twisted, gnarled branches); p. 231 (Splay-limb Shu), and strange He accept things as they are and will not try to change or improve upon nature. Ivanhoe, pp. 235, 236. He accepts fate (or what one can’t do anything about--Ch. 3, pp. 225-226, Commander of the Right.
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The Perfected Human Being
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Unformatted text preview: According to Zhuangzi: II He knows nothing of loving life and nothing of hating death, and follows simply the natural processes. Ivanhoe, p. 247, the death of Zhuangzis wife. A perfect human being is spontaneous and natural in his actions; he is ziran or self-so; his mind is like a mirror, very clear and alert, but does not get entangled with things (Ivanhoe, pp. 243); he has spiritual freedom and does not run into conflict with anything, like the butcher in Ch. 3 (Ivanhoe, pp. 224-225). The story about Out-of-step Woman, Ivanhoe, pp. 237. Zhuangs Dream of the Butterfly Zhuangzi on his Deathbed...
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