Today: Retreat when aggression serves no purpose – from the I Ching

It is wise to retreat from a bellicose position where aggression serves no purpose or does not enjoy a consensus.  Don’t engage in conflict that cannot be won.  Backing off such a path will be a great relief for all.  It will bring attention to consequences that were averted and stimulate awareness of openings arising from choosing the peaceful approach..

Read the text from Richard Wilhelm's translation of the I Ching

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