The primal eternal
Tao is an unnameable simplicity.
Though small, there is nothing under
all of heaven that can
If a leader
abides by it, all beings are
naturally drawn to him. Heaven and earth
come together in harmony and sweet rain falls
everywhere. People cooperate voluntarily,
without any instruction.
this simplicity is divided,
every thing and not-thing needs a name.
Once there are names, the process of distinction
should stop. To know when to stop
is to be free from danger.
in the world
is like streams