58) Dui: Joy
C: Joined lakes are joyful; superior people form associations for education and action.
L: Joy is developmental, beneficial if correct.
E: Communion of the inward and the outward; joy in practicing the Tao.
L: The joy of harmony is good.
E: This is the joy of controlled strength.
L: The joy of truthfulness is good. Regret vanishes.
E: When one takes delight in the real, unaffected by the artificial, the joy of strength attains balance.
L: Imported joy is not good.
E: Giving up the real to pursue the artificial, is the joy of the weak who strive for externals.
L: Joy after deliberation: If one is firm and wary without complacency, there will be happiness.
E: Using strength flexibly to speak deliberately and act considerately, brings joy. When joy is deliberate, one does not dare to submit to joy or act improperly. Eventually there will be happiness.
L: There is danger in trusting plunderers.
E: This is the joy of the strong who are self-satisfied with their status and talent, unable to open their minds and humbly approach the Tao.
L: Induced joy.
E: Disliked by others yet inducing friendship, pretending to be full yet actually empty, only able to criticize others and unable to criticize the self, one ends up disliked. This is the joy of the weak who concern themselves with externals.