scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 2,290
Although Chuang Tzus outer chapters is claimed to be not the works of Chuang Chou but in chapter fifteen Constrained in Will the theme of the chapter is similar to the inner chapters theme of being a sage especially from chapter four In the World of Men and chapter six the Great and Venerable Teacher The teachings of being a sage spiritual essence and being a True Man from this chapter is alike the teachings of Emptiness and Fasting of the Mind in chapter four This essay will focus on the first half of Constrained in Will especially toward the following passage But to attain loftiness without constraining the will to achieve moral training without benevolence and righteousness good order without accomplishments and fame leisure without rivers and seas long life without Induction to lose everything and yet possess everything at ease in the illimitable where all good things come to attend-this is the Way of Heaven and Earth the Virtue of the Sage The passage provides a guideline for people to transform as a sage a True human From the aspects of intellectual of ethical of political of leisurely and of longevity the passage deals with all of human desire in a life span Instead of giving a to-do guideline Chuang Tzu or some Taoist writer places out a not-to-do list for readers to learn from The passage first starts by Chuang Tzu telling people especially toward the intelligent ones need not to impelling our own will and determination to gain the dignity and high intellectual status Secondly he tells people need not to be benevolent and righteous in the terms of the Confucian school of thought to fulfil ones moral education Thirdly Chuang Tzu continues by telling people need not restricts themselves to get reputation and success before they can maintain the good order of society Fourthly he tells people need not to be around the beautiful
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA