I Ching Hexagram 23 Line 5

23.5 Taking the temperature

I Ching Hexagram 23 - Line 5

One sees what is wrong.

Derivated hexagram

20 - View

Going to see and be seen.

20 - View
5 - One explains to others what they already know.

Nuclear comment

2 - Obedience

Being able to help, without making decisions.

2 - Obedience
6 - Others are surprised because one has acted without concert.

Nuclear transformation

23 - Erosion

A decline that can be contained by drawing on one's reserves.

23 - Erosion

Multiple transformations

88886723.5 (23 > 20) - Taking the temperature

One sees what is wrong.

68886723.1.5 (23 > 42) - Doing more than average

One got ahead of the others because one didn't sleep.

86886723.2.5 (23 > 59) - Losing one's guideline

One notices the reflux of the ideas that one cherished the most.

66886723.1.2.5 (23 > 61) - Wanting to see only the bright side

One refuses to hear embarrassing confidences.

88686723.3.5 (23 > 53) - Casting a wide net

One prepares more ideas  so as not to be caught off guard.

68686723.1.3.5 (23 > 37) - Passing out

One starts to slow down under the influence of non-compliant substances.

86686723.2.3.5 (23 > 57) - Fleeing the palaver tree

One yearns for more tranquility so one doesn't answer anymore.

66686723.1.2.3.5 (23 > 9) - Cooling down

One assumes that one's friends won't oppose if one takes rest.

88866723.4.5 (23 > 12) - Calm before the storm

One is warned by the silence that a major action is being prepared.

68866723.1.4.5 (23 > 25) - Cutting the losses

One does not pursue an activity that does not produce anything good.

86866723.2.4.5 (23 > 6) - Not recognizing legitimacy

One can tell others that they have lost their last supports.

66866723.1.2.4.5 (23 > 10) - Compensating

One provides support to those who have been inconvenienced.

88666723.3.4.5 (23 > 33) - Leaving in peace

One respects others when they are able to withdraw for the good of the greatest number.

68666723.1.3.4.5 (23 > 13) - Chasing intruders

Others order one to leave their domain.

86666723.2.3.4.5 (23 > 44) - Taking the risk of being screwed

One assumes that the others are not that kind.

66666723.1.2.3.4.5 (23 > 1) - Not letting go

One makes efforts to continue.

88886923.5.6 (23 > 8) - Giving oneself entirely

One depletes their resources by going to those who are inclined to take everything.

68886923.1.5.6 (23 > 3) - Looking for housing

One leaves to go to those who can accommodate them.

86886923.2.5.6 (23 > 29) - Preventing risks

One sets up a procedure so that others are able to pay attention to the smallest details.

66886923.1.2.5.6 (23 > 60) - Clouding the issue

One creates a misunderstanding so one doesn't have to explain oneself.

88686923.3.5.6 (23 > 39) - Relapsing

One comes back to almost the same place to commit the same mistake.

68686923.1.3.5.6 (23 > 63) - Losing firmness

One collapses before finding any support.

86686923.2.3.5.6 (23 > 48) - Escaping from resentment

One flees rather than listen to a speech full of acrimony.

66686923.1.2.3.5.6 (23 > 5) - Imposing one's views

One presents their conclusions to those who have no other choice than accepting them.

88866923.4.5.6 (23 > 45) - Gathering before the battle

One prays to God to ask for His blessing.

68866923.1.4.5.6 (23 > 17) - Presenting without conviction

One gets tired of repeating the same pitch over and over again.

86866923.2.4.5.6 (23 > 47) - Avoiding cramming

One revises one's lessons without taking care of the subject that will be proposed.

66866923.1.2.4.5.6 (23 > 58) - Not giving in to leniency

One applies the law in all its severity to avoid being accused of being lax.

88666923.3.4.5.6 (23 > 31) - Protecting oneself against nasty surprises

One returns to find out what the others have kept silent.

68666923.1.3.4.5.6 (23 > 49) - Becoming an accomplice

One is involved in a conspiracy that the others have hatched.

86666923.2.3.4.5.6 (23 > 28) - Faking benevolence

One likes to make others believe that they will have no trouble making themselves heard.

66666923.1.2.3.4.5.6 (23 > 43) - Terrorizing one's subjects

One represses those who seek justice.