|Zhuangzi, The Monist|
|Bai Juyi 772-846 |
Zhuangzi levels all things
And reduces them the same Monad.
But I say that even in their sameness
Difference may be found.
Although in following the promptings of their nature
They display the same tendency,
Yet it seems to me that in some ways
A phoenix is superior to a reptile!