Wednesday, February 05, 2014

The I Ching app

Reading Philip K. Dick's "The Man in the High Castle" has got me interested in the I Ching: Book of Changes. I acquired Brian Browne Walker's excellent app which he explains here.

I'll add to this post to explain why it's a mistake to discount the I Ching as a glorified Chinese horoscope. But in brief consider this: when you're stuck on a decision, try tossing a coin on the basis that if the coin comes down heads, you'll do it.

Once the coin has been thrown, consider how you feel now the decision has been "made" for you - you are not bound by it.

The eight I Ching trigrams