25 December 2009

Confucius said

Tselu asked about the worship of the celestial and earthly spirits. Confucius said, "We don't know yet how to serve men, how can we know about serving the spirits?" "What about death?" was the next question, and Confucius said, "We don't know yet about life, how can we know about death?
Lin Yutang, The wisdom of Confucius, 1938.

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