Pyramid Art

06. Conflict.

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Above: The Creative (7)
Below: The Difficult (4)

The quality of the upper trigram is strength moving upward, but the lower trigram signifies cunning, moving downward. Such divergence leads to conflict.

In this situation we must be clear headed and strong, ready to meet opposition half way. Everything must be taken into consideration from the beginning. Even when we are in the right it’s a mistake to persist in conflict because antagonism might develop. Our spirit must be elevated enough to terminate conflict justly and amicably. People’s rights and duties, each to the other, should be well defined.

Inner conflict weakens the individual who confronts external danger.