Chou Wen-chung

Pien

“The word pien means transformation and change… In philosophy, pien is synonymous with the term I of I-Ching (Book of Changes), which refers to, on one level, simplicity from which complexity is evolved; on another level, phenomena out of complexity; on still another level, conglomeration and dispersion of phenomena; and finally invariability. The meaning of I is the underlying principle.”

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