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The Master discusses with his disciples and unveil his preoccupations with society. Tr. Legge (en), Lau (en) and Couvreur (fr).

Lunyu II. 9. (25)

The quiet receptivity of the disciple Hûi.
The Master said, "I have talked with Hûi for a whole day, and he has not made any objection to anything I said;– as if he were stupid. He has retired, and I have examined his conduct when away from me, and found him able to illustrate my teachings. Hûi! – He is not stupid."

Legge II.9.

The Master asked, 'I can speak to Hui all day without his disagreeing with me in any way. Thus he would seem to be stupid. However, when I take a closer look at what he does in private after he has withdrawn from my presence, I discover that it does, in fact, throw light on what I said. Hui is not stupid after all.'

Lau [2:9]

Le Maître dit : « Houei1 écoute mes explications toute une journée sans m'adresser une objection ni une question, comme s'il était stupide. Quand il s'est retiré, et que j'examine sa conduite privée, je le vois capable de se révéler. Houei n'est pas stupide du tout ! »

1. Tzeu iuan (MBC).

Couvreur II.9.

Introspeksi diri:
Suatu pepatah ‘Menurut saya setiap hari sebelum tidur perlu menelusuri kembali ucapan yang telah dilakukan sejak pagi hari sehingga tidak memaksakan kehendak ataupun tetap dalam kebodohan. Dengan instropeksi menelusuri tindakan mau menang sendiri, selanjutnya dapat menjelaskan dengan cukup sesuatu yang akan disebar luaskan, menelusuri kembali tidak akan kelihatan seperti orang bodoh’.
Sugiar Yao – 2009/12/01
9. Nabi bersabda : "Sepanjang hari Aku bercakap-cakap dengan Hui (Yan Yuan); dalam percakapan ia tidak pernah membantah, seolah-olah seorang bodoh. Tetapi, setelah ia undur dari hadapanKu dan Kuselidiki prilaku dalam kehidupan pribadinya, ternyata ia dapat memenuhi ajaranKu. Sesungguhnya Hui tidak bodoh".
Matakin-Indonesia – 2008/12/07
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