18. Tuesday, November 10, 2009

18. Tuesday, November 10, 2009 - PHL Tuesday, November 10,...

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PHL Tuesday, November 10, 2009 - the only thing we can control is ourselves - the spoke wheel : what makes the wheel functional for the carp? the spoke wheel functions because of nothingness, not of somethingness - spokes and hub and rim are nothing apart from each other - its engineering principle of the wheel is contained in the space between the spokes (the nothingness) - nothing is what makes something possible - the room : cut out doors and windows to make a room - a building is mostly empty space - and the empty space allows us to do what we are doing - now that we have created inside, we should be inside: “block the openings, shut the doors” - you cannot seek the tao because you will never be able to reach it, you cannot do it harm nor good - it is not there for that - pg 77 - sage goes about in rough clothing, but underneath the simplicity there is the most valuable thing there is Pre-Socratic Philosophers and the Role of Paradox paradox = apparent contradiction Note: the three classical laws of thought
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