Translation: Tao Te King – Chapter 71. The disease of ignorance

Chapter 71. The disease of ignorance

 

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Knowing your own ignorance is the best knowledge.

Lack of such knowledge is disease.

If someone just considers it a disease, he is freed of it.

Wise one is free of this disease.

He knows what it is and is free of it.


Own translation from 1925 Finnish translation by Pekka Ervast (ISBN 951-8995-01-X) with kind permission of Ruusu-Ristin Kirjallisuusseura ry.

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