Blog: Confusing Name With Reality - 2013-06-11

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F0.png Confusing Name With Reality June 11, 2013, Marty Rathbun, Moving On Up a Little Higher

From Lieh-Tzu, A Taoist Guide to Practical Living, (Eva Wong, Shambhala Publications Inc, 1995)

A man from the eastern provinces was traveling along a seldom-used road when he fainted. A robber happened to be passing by and noticed the man fallen by the wayside. Seeing that the traveler was still alive, the robber started to revive the man by offering him food and water. After three mouthfuls, the man opened his eyes. Seeing a gruff and fierce-looking man bent over him, he said, 'who are you?'

The robber said, 'I am Ch'iu of the region of Hu-fu.'