The line

separating good and evil

passes not through states, nor between

classes, nor between political parties either,

but right through every human heart,

and through all human



A. I. Solzhenitsyn


when the nation is reigned by darkness



people lose sight

of the Tao, codes of morality

and justice are created. When cleverness

and strategies are in use, hypocrites are everywhere. 

When families forego natural harmony, parents

become pious and children become dutiful. 

When the nation is reigned by darkness, 

patriotic advisers



from The Tao te Ching of Lao Tzu,

Chapter 18

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the path to the buddha’s table



is a dream,

the years pass by like

flowing waters. Glamour and glory are

transient as autumn smoke; what tragedy —

for with the sun set deeply in the

west, still there are those

lost among paths of



Our heart

should be clear as ice.

Forget all the worldly nonsense.

Sit calmly, breathe quietly, heart bright

and spotless as an empty mirror.

This is the path to

the buddha’s



Loy Ching-Yuen