Sunday, August 10, 2008

Sunday August 10, 2008

Filed under: General,Geometry — m759 @ 10:31 AM

One Year Ago
in this journal —

Commentary by Richard Wilhelm
on I Ching Hexagram 32:

Hexagram 32, Duration, of the I Ching


“Duration is… not a state of rest, for mere standstill is regression. Duration is rather the self-contained and therefore self-renewing movement of an organized, firmly integrated whole [click on link for an example], taking place in accordance with immutable laws and beginning anew at every ending.”

Richard Wilhelm's grave. Note the eight I Ching trigrams.

Richard Wilhelm’s grave:
Note the eight I Ching
trigrams surrounding
the globe.

Globe at opening of 2008 Beijing Olympics

Globe at the
Beijing 2008 Olympics
Opening Ceremony

The eight trigrams
were perhaps implied in
the opening’s date, 8/8/8.

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