Avesta by A cura di Arnaldo Alberti

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Trying to promulgate order from your own hometown is shameful even if it is right. Image. The citadel walls crumbling into the moat represent the disruption of order. 12. Obstruction The inhumanity of obstruction does not help the steadfast uprightness of cultured people. The great goes and the small comes. OVERALL JUDGMENT The inhumanity of obstruction does not profit cultured people who are steadfast and upright; the great goes and the small comes. This means that when heaven and earth do not interact, things and beings do not attain fulfillment.

4. Innocence Innocence gets through successfully. Though you do not seek the innocent yourself, the innocent seek you. The first augury informs, the second and third muddle. Muddling is not informative. It is advantageous to be correct. OVERALL JUDGMENT In innocence, there is danger below a mountain. Stopping at danger is innocence. Innocence gets through by successful action at the right time. Though you do not seek the innocent yourself, the innocent seek you, because your aspirations correspond.

It is lucky when the ridgepole is raised, but there could be another embarrassment. Image. The luck of the ridgepole being raised is in not bending down. 5 yang. When a withered willow bears flowers and an old woman gets a young husband, there is no blame and no praise. Image. A withered willow may blossom, but how long can that last? For an old woman, a young husband can also be embarrassing. 6 yin. It is unlucky to get too involved and lose your head, but there is no blame. Image. Bad luck from getting too involved is not blameworthy.

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