Fire in the lake:
Thus the superior man
"Fire in the Lake comes from the I Ching, the Chinese Book of Changes, and it is the image of revolution."
-- Frances Fitzgerald, Fire in the Lake, Vintage Books, 1973
"Anomalies must be expected along the conceptual frontier between the temporal and the eternal."
-- Marilynne Robinson, The Death of Adam, Houghton Mifflin, 1998
"...here the younger daughter is above. The influences are in actual conflict.... Hence the idea of revolution."
-- Richard Wilhelm, The I Ching, Princeton University Press, 1967
The joyous; lake; the younger daughter = Frances Fitzgerald
The clinging; fire; the older daughter = Marilynne Robinson.
"The eternal in the temporal."
-- Robert Stone's summary of Buddhism, page 373 in A Flag for Sunrise, Knopf, 1981
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