74. OVERCOME DELUSION.
1. If the people do not fear death, how can they be frightened by death? If we make people fear death, and supposing p. 126 some would [still] venture to rebel, if we seize them for capital punishment, who will dare?
2. There is always an executioner who kills. Now to take the place of the executioner who kills is taking the place of the great carpenter who hews. If a man takes the place of the great carpenter who hews, he will rarely, indeed, fail to injure his hand.
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