The Transformation of Things

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Evelyn Reid

Jul 3, 2017 | Tao du Jour

“Once I, Chuang Tzu, dreamed I was a butterfly and was happy as a butterfly. I was conscious that I was quite pleased with myself, but I did not know that I was Tzu. Suddenly I awoke, and there was I, visibly Tzu. [But] I do not know whether it was Tzu dreaming that he was a butterfly or the butterfly dreaming that he was Tzu.”

Chuang Tzu, Book 2 – The Adjustment of Controversies

The Transformation of Things

Jul 3, 2017 | Tao du Jour

Image courtesy of Flickr user brando.n (CC BY 2.0)

“Once I, Chuang Tzu, dreamed I was a butterfly and was happy as a butterfly. I was conscious that I was quite pleased with myself, but I did not know that I was Tzu. Suddenly I awoke, and there was I, visibly Tzu. [But] I do not know whether it was Tzu dreaming that he was a butterfly or the butterfly dreaming that he was Tzu.”

Chuang Tzu, Book 2 – The Adjustment of Controversies

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