C: Heaven with fire, sameness
with others; superior people distinguish things in terms of categories and
L: Sameness with people in the
wilderness is developmental. It is beneficial to cross great rivers. It is
beneficial for a superior person to be upright.
E: Mixing in with the
ordinary world, concealing illumination, assimilating to others.
L: Sameness with people at the
gate is blameless.
E: One assimilates
blamelessly, with strength and prudence, in the beginning.
L: Subduing fighters in the
bush, climbing up a high hill, even in three years there will be no flourishing.
E: This is assimilation
through arrogance and adamant forcefulness.
L: Mounting the wall, unable
to attack. This is auspicious.
E: Fellowship with firmness and
the ability to be flexible, is not trying to force the issue when unable to
L: In sameness with people,
first there is weeping, afterward laughter. A great general wins, then meets
E: After perfecting virtue
in oneself, one may perfect others by being firm with impartiality. Fellowship
with great fairness and impartiality is beneficial for great undertakings.
L: Being the same as people in
the countryside, there is no regret.
E: When firmness and flexibility
are used together, one can have fellowship outwardly yet be unique inwardly.
This is having great knowledge yet appearing ignorant, having great skill yet
appearing inept. Fellowship is harmonized when one is not influenced, nor causes
or has regret.