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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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25. The Master said, “If the head is confused, the rest of the body will accordingly be confused; if the head is right, the rest of the body will naturally follow suit. Hence, all the responsibility is on the leader.” He said again, “If an offense is grave, Heaven will not forgive it; if there is utmost sincerity in public-spiritedness, there will be assistance from nature.” Again, he said, “'Right prevails in the end' is a foundational principle of the universe; hence, there is a point where the intent of heaven and the human mind openly converge.”