THE DHARMA DISCOURSES O...

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THE DHARMA DISCOURSES OF CARDINAL MASTER CHŎNGSAN(CHŎNGSAN CHONGSA PŎBŎ)

Part Two: Dharma Discourses

Chapter Three: On Korea’s National Prospects

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23. The Master said, “To encourage the good and to honor public spirit is the right path for progress. If we slight the good and ignore the public interest, it would be taking the path of regression.” He also said, “If we preclude people from living beyond their means, encourage public enterprise, and impose legal limitations on inheritances, this will stimulate a fervor for public enterprise, bring an increase in public assets, and result in the people’s common happiness.”