Reading Response #17 - Brian Lau English 200 D Andrew...

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Brian Lau English 200 D Andrew McNair 5/23/07 Reading Response #17 So far, this book is easy to follow and it is quite interesting at some points. I think the issues of philosophy, theology, and moralities are hinted only a little bit in this book. It does not emphasize that much on God and what is right and wrong expect for those sayings at the introduction of each chapter by Chuang Tse. I found this quote quite interesting. To let understanding stop at what cannot be understood is a high attainment. Those who cannot do it will be destroyed on the lathe of heaven” “Chuang Tse: 23). I suppose this quote means that no one can understand God. As for those who try to keep understanding, the further away it will lead them from God. And when judgement day comes, this certain “lathe” of heaven will reject them. I think it also means that it is human nature to only understand on facts alone. It is human nature to be curious and questions things that can’t be justified. Therefore, it is a “high
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