-One who excels as a warrior does not appear formidable;
-One who excels in fighting is never aroused in anger;
-One who excels in defeating his enemy does not join issues;
-One who excels in employing others humbles himself before them.
-This is the virtue of non non-contention and matching the sublimity of heaven.
a lot of people talk like capitalism is necessary to have innovation and I just think of all the brilliant and creative people I know who spend all of their time and energy worrying about how they’re going to have a roof over their heads and food to eat. capitalism doesn’t drive innovation, it stifles it and shackles it to the endlessly wasteful machinery of exploitation.
when did we replace the word “said” with “was like”
When it occured to us that “said” implies a direct quote, while “was like” clarifies that you mean to communicate the person’s tone and general point without quoting them word for word.