I Ching Hexagram 8 Line 5

8.5 Selecting the most dedicated ones

I Ching Hexagram 8 - Line 5

Show what selection is: only take those who want to come, others can leave.

Derivated hexagram

2 - Obedience

Being able to help, without making decisions.

2 - Obedience
5 - Modesty leads to success.

Nuclear comment

23 - Erosion

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

23 - Erosion
6 - One accepts the rupture. One will obtain supports and means of action.

Nuclear transformation

2 - Obedience

Being able to help, without making decisions.

2 - Obedience

Multiple transformations

8888988.5 (8 > 2) - Selecting the most dedicated ones

Show what selection is: only take those who want to come, others can leave.

6888988.1.5 (8 > 24) - Moving the lines

One has succeeded to turn the situation around in their favor.

8688988.2.5 (8 > 7) - Establishing a hierarchy

Tasks are divided according to each person's abilities.

6688988.1.2.5 (8 > 19) - Stepping forward to reconcile

One is determined to build a bridge to connect those that everything opposes.

8868988.3.5 (8 > 15) - Regretting the lack of mobilization

One is surprised by the lack of support to defend a cause they deem just.

6868988.1.3.5 (8 > 36) - Selecting recruits

One appeals to the good memories of those who have wasted all the chances they were given.

8668988.2.3.5 (8 > 46) - Opposing prejudices

One does their best to make others believe that they are right.

6668988.1.2.3.5 (8 > 11) - Selecting recruits

One presents their works to regain their rank among their peers.

8886988.4.5 (8 > 16) - Searching for the cause of the failure

One knows that they will have tasks to perform before being able to understand what could prevent the proper functioning of the system.

6886988.1.4.5 (8 > 51) - Being put in an awkward situation

One is called to make difficult choices.

8686988.2.4.5 (8 > 40) - Polarizing oneself

One is assiduous in the pursuit of their objective.

6686988.1.2.4.5 (8 > 54) - Selecting recruits

One establishes a relationship of trust to encourage others to lower their weapons.

8866988.3.4.5 (8 > 62) - Expanding one's circle of friends

One introduces their best friends to someone who has been loyal.

6866988.1.3.4.5 (8 > 55) - Selecting recruits

One goes by to see if the others have been able to accomplish the task they were given.

8666988.2.3.4.5 (8 > 32) - Assessing the situation

One studies the elements one has received before taking a decision.

6666988.1.2.3.4.5 (8 > 34) - Admitting one's lies

When others make promises they cannot fulfill, one asks them to justify themselves.

8888968.5.6 (8 > 23) - Comforting oneself with one's passions

The others may refuse to betray their ideals.

6888968.1.5.6 (8 > 27) - Selecting recruits

One has managed to do what the others wanted without having to make considerable efforts.

8688968.2.5.6 (8 > 4) - Getting help

Difficulties are smoothed out by seeking the advice of competent people.

6688968.1.2.5.6 (8 > 41) - Understanding one's commitment

One replaces those who are not in a position to do what they have been asked.

8868968.3.5.6 (8 > 52) - Serving as a nominee

One agrees to solve a problem on behalf of a stranger.

6868968.1.3.5.6 (8 > 22) - Reaching one's goals

One is granted the permission to run for a position they were hoping to get for a long time.

8668968.2.3.5.6 (8 > 18) - Keeping a rational point of view

One is appreciated by those who think in terms of constraints.

6668968.1.2.3.5.6 (8 > 26) - Justify oneself for one's actions

One prepares to be able to explain their conduct.

8886968.4.5.6 (8 > 35) - Putting out the welcome mat

One makes room for those they have invited.

6886968.1.4.5.6 (8 > 21) - Seeing the wheel turn

One has understood what the others are capable of.

8686968.2.4.5.6 (8 > 64) - Mobilizing the troops

One asks their comrades-in-arms to resume the fight.

6686968.1.2.4.5.6 (8 > 38) - Starting over from scratch

One tries to regain the esteem of their former allies by giving them proofs of loyalty.

8866968.3.4.5.6 (8 > 56) - Being mute so as not to excite jealousies

One fears creating a conflict by revealing embarrassing secrets.

6866968.1.3.4.5.6 (8 > 30) - Considering alternatives

One is facing a choice that requires more thought.

8666968.2.3.4.5.6 (8 > 50) - Knowing how to step back

Friends are advised to follow the most experienced.

6666968.1.2.3.4.5.6 (8 > 14) - Expecting a smooth success

One hopes to see the results they had expected.

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Daily reading: 8.5 (TTC 2: Long and short reveal each other)