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《养鸟兽》

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1 养鸟兽:
郁离子曰:“鸟兽之与人非类也,人能拢而驯之,人亦何所不可分哉!鸟兽以山薮为家,而关养于樊笼之中,非其情也,而卒能驯之者,使之得其所嗜好而无违也。今有养鸟兽而不能使之驯,则不食之以其心之所欲,处之以其性之所要,而加矫迫焉,则有死耳,乌乎其能驯之也?人与人为同类,其情为易通,非若鸟兽之无知也。而欲夺其所好,遗之以其所不好;绝其所欲,强之以其所不欲,迫之而使从。其果心悦而诚服耶?其亦有所顾畏而不得已耶?若曰非心悦诚服而出不得已,乃欲使之治吾国徇吾事,则尧、舜亦不能矣。”

URN: ctp:yulizi/yangniaoshou