Energy is life. Convert bad energy into good energy - it’s still energy.
The question is the direction: + or -
Night becomes day, and day becomes night : they are together.
Can you have harmony with freedom, or freedom without harmony? Does freedom culturally require order?
All « truths », knowledge and clarity are a mixture of opposites, with limited value on their own.
Change unites things, including opposites.
Both Yin and Yang exist always, but while one is active the other might be dormant.
Life itself is a continuous tension between the will to power, the will to live, the existentialist drive versus a more open, enabling and Taoist attitude.
Flow and readiness - acceptance and purpose together - not one or the other. Tao and zen
Darkness is needed to rest, but light to live.
The West offers a linear and progressive world of updated truths versus the balance of multiple realities (yin/yang) of the East.
With chaos you will need order. Freedom is paradoxically best enjoyed with constraints, including within areas of technology and consumption.
Flexibility and weaknesses has helped humans evolve, not strength, as they need to adapt. And the will to live?
After winter comes spring
To give is to receive, to receive is to give.
Conflicts are dynamic and lead to harmony.
Nothing is just itself. All is relative with multiple properties, and relative to others.
Imbalance fosters change and progress, yet too much disequilibrium destroys.
The answer isn’t a balance between those two but a continuous dynamic between them, their constructive interaction.
Energy going one way may mean opposite energy at the same time.
The energy of life combines positives and negatives (Yin/yang) continuously, balancing forces to sustain itself, “the Way” forward.
As part of a larger whole, life implies something, separate from others, duality within oneness.
There is always an alternative. As dark is to light, yin and yang, and in between. Even when facing death, the alternative, life, is with you while you are still alive. Once dead, the alternative is life, and if it isn’t a consideration, it isn’t relevant.
Harmony and freedom - Do they come together?