C: There is thunder in the
lake, following; superior people go inside and rest when the sun goes down.
L: Following is greatly
developmental: it is beneficial if correct; then there is no fault.
E: According with
conditions, going along with human desire to gradually introduce guidance.
L: Involved with the child,
one loses the adult.
E: Following what is
ignorant causes reality to be lost.
L: Involved with the adult,
one loses the child. Following with an aim, one gains. It is beneficial to abide
E: When one lacks aim yet
has strong will, one can only follow the yang of another and not the
yin of the self. This is the weak minded following what is right. It is
essential to practice stillness in order to receive the yang of the
L: Following has gain. Even if
right, it is inauspicious. Truthfully remaining on the path, using
understanding, what blame is there?
E: Although strength
following strength has gain, it is excessive. When the following of strength is
used with gentility, the path of reality can be trusted.
L: Binding and tying up; the
king sacrifices on west mountain.
E: Useless and
insubstantial following, is the inability of the self to follow others while
wanting others to follow the self.