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Daoism -> Zhuangzi -> Inner Chapters -> The Adjustment of Controversies -> 14

莊周Formerly, I, Zhuang Zhou, dreamt that I was a butterfly,
a butterfly flying about,
feeling that it was enjoying itself.
I did not know that it was Zhou.
Suddenly I awoke,
and was myself again, the veritable Zhou.
I did not know whether it had formerly been Zhou dreaming that he was a butterfly,
or it was now a butterfly dreaming that it was Zhou.
But between Zhou and a butterfly
there must be a difference.
This is a case of what is called the Transformation of Things.


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