July 29th, 2012

Daily Tao - 78

Nothing is softer
or more yielding
than water.
Yet, given time,
it can erode even the hardest stone.
That's how the weak
can defeat the strong,
and the supple
can win out over the stiff.

Everybody knows it.
So why don't we apply it to our own lives?

Lao Tzu used to say:
"Take on people's problems,
and you can be their leader.
Deal with the world's problems,
and you'll be a Master."

Sometimes the truth makes no sense.

The first version is from the Fortune files. The second version is the Beat
Daily Tao - 78

Murder, Mystery, Page 11

[Spoiler (click to open)]
I think i know who the murderer is and sort of what the person's motive is.  This is starting to feel like a very bad imitation of Eco's The Name of the Rose -- the librarian did it! except there is no librarian in my story.  The character has already appeared in the story.  Of course the story could go an entirely different way from what i'm seeing now.

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