Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Bit by Bit - Chapter 24, Part 9

Trey Smith

Chuang Tzu said, "If there is no publicly accepted `right' in the world, but each person takes right to be what he himself thinks is right, then everyone in the world can be a Yao -- all right?"

"All right," said Hui Tzu.

~ Burton Watson translation ~
Most of us with any degree of self-confidence tend to think we are right most of the time. It doesn't really matter what the mores of society dictate. If we think something is correct, then we often say to hell with what others think. This can be both a positive and negative attribute!

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