Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series



The I Ching

 Book Of Changes

The Richard Wilhelm translation from Chinese into German

Rendered into English By Cary F. Baynes

Originally Published late 9th century BC


” The men of ancient times strung a piece of wood for a bow and hardened pieces of wood in the fire for arrows. The use of the bow and arrow is to keep the world in fear.”

(Page 574)


Hermit Poet’s Comments: The only difference is that today countries use much more sophisticated weapons to create fear. 



The I Ching, or, Book of Changes (Bollingen Series XIX) (Bollingen Series (General) (170))


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