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March 29, 2012

The Great Paradox

As we have learned, the way of the follower of the Dao can seem to be a great paradox. This may seem odd to some, yet is not nature a great paradox in itself? Many paradoxes, yet all in harmony with one another through the power of yin and yang. The follower is impossible to categorize, impossible to pigeonhole, impossible to classify. Most of the traits that one finds in a seeker of the Dao would be described as foolish by modern society. Yet, who is really the foolish one? The one who seeks instant gratification again and again, fills himself with the empty calories that today’s culture finds so wonderful, or the one that seeks to be one with the universe?