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《反朴》

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1 反朴:
知其雄,守其雌,為天下谿。雄以喻尊,雌以喻卑。人雖自知其尊顯,當復守之以卑微,去雄之強梁,就雌之柔和,如是則天下歸之,如水流入深谿也。為天下谿,常德不離,人能謙下如深谿,則德常在,不復離於己。復歸於嬰兒。當復歸志於嬰兒,惷然而無所知也。知其白守其黑,為天下式。白以喻昭昭,黑以喻默默。人雖自知昭昭,明白當復守之以默默,如闇昧無所見,如是則可為天下法式,則德常在。為天下式,常德不忒,人能為天下法式,則德常在於己,不復差忒。復歸於無極。德不差忒,則常生久壽,歸身於無窮極也。知其榮,守其辱,為天下谷。榮以喻尊貴,辱以喻污濁。人能知己之有榮貴,當復守之以污濁,如是則天下歸之,如水流入深谷也。為天下谷,常德乃足足,止也。人能為天下谷,則德乃常止於己。復歸於樸。復當歸身於質樸,不復為文飾。樸散則為器,器,用也。萬物之樸散則為器用也。若道散則為神明,流為日月,分為五行也。聖人用之則為官長。聖人升用則為百官之元長也。故大制不割。聖人用之則以大道制御天下,無所傷割,治身則以大道制御情欲,不害精神也。

URN: ctp:heshanggong/28