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Take the human body with all its hundred bones, nine external cavities and six internal organs, all complete. Which part of it should I be more intimate? Do you not cherish all equally, or have you a preference? Do these organs serve as servants of someone else? Since servants cannot govern themselves, do they serve as master and servants by turn? Surely there is some soul which controls them all. But whether or not we ascertain what is the true nature of this soul, it matters but little to the soul itself.


百骸、九窍、六藏,赅而存焉,吾谁与为亲?汝皆说之乎?其有私焉?如是皆有为臣妾乎?其臣妾不足以相治乎?其递相为君臣乎?其有真君存焉?如求得其情与不得,无益损乎其真。
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