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列子   By: (4th cent. BC)

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"列子" is a collection of ancient Chinese philosophical writings attributed to an unknown author. The book covers a wide range of topics, including ethics, politics, and human nature.

One of the standout features of this book is its unique blend of storytelling and philosophical reflection. The parables and anecdotes used by the author help to illustrate complex concepts in a way that is both engaging and easy to understand. Readers will find themselves contemplating deep questions about the nature of existence and the ways in which we interact with the world around us.

While some may find the language and style of the book a bit dated, the ideas presented are still relevant and thought-provoking today. The author's insights into human behavior and the importance of living in harmony with the natural world are timeless and provide valuable lessons for modern readers.

Overall, "列子" is a fascinating and enlightening read for anyone interested in philosophy, Eastern thought, or the human condition. It offers a glimpse into a different time and place, while still offering wisdom that can be applied to our lives today.

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卷第一 天瑞篇

子列子居鄭圃,四十年人無識者.國君卿大夫視之,猶眾庶也.國不足,將嫁於 衛.弟子曰:「先生往無反期,弟子敢有所謁;先生將何以教?先生不聞壺丘 子林之言乎?」子列子笑曰:「壺子何言哉?雖然,夫子嘗語伯昏瞀人.吾側聞 均A試以告女.其言曰:有生不生,有化不化.不生者能生生,不化者能化化. 生者不能不生,化者不能不化.故常生常化.常生常化者,無時不生,無時不化 .陰陽爾,四時爾,不生者疑獨,不化者往復.往復,其際不可終;疑獨,其道 不可ç... Continue reading book >>

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