no2DO - eine Annäherung aus Westen
Disengage. And listen.
And let the void
And let the silence
Upper Trigram: Dui, Lake
2nd Core Character: Qian, Heaven
1st Core Character: Sun, Wind (Tree)
Lower Trigram: Gen, MountainInformation regarding the interpretation model
Influence (31) happens swiftly.
A lake on top of the mountain: the image of influence. Thus by his receptiveness the superior man encourages people to approach him.
Influence. Success. Perseverance furthers. To take a maiden [to wife] brings good fortune.
Dynamics of the Hexagram
Lower Trigram: Gen, the Mountain
First Change: Gen → Sun, the Wind / Tree
Second Change: Sun → Qian, the Heaven
Third Change: Qian → Dui, the Lake
Upper Trigram: Dui, the Lake
Follow the Path of the Dao: A Western Approximation
The interpretations shown above gradually moved away from Eastern concepts. Let us proceed even a little further. In this section I develop a model of interpretation from a Western perspective, more precisely: from the perspective of philosophical anthropology.
A detailed article on the subject can be found here: A Western Approximation
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