“It is difficult to free people from the chains they revere.”
學不學 復眾人之所過 以輔萬物之自然 而不敢為
You can’t change people. Even when they suffer for their false beliefs, they will still cling to them, and never let go. Tao cultivators realize that the only way to redeem humanity is to work on yourself.
– Derek Lin discussing TTC 64.24-27 on 12-18-2016