The Wise Man
When the wise man hears of the Way,
he tries hard to follow it. When the average
person hears of the Way, he tries to keep it,
but eventually loses it. When those who are
ignorant hear of the Way, they just laugh.
If people didn’t laugh at it,
it wouldn’t be the Way.
source: Lao Tzu, Tao Teh Ching
image: Eddie Two Hawks, Eddie’s Garden, June 2012