Zhuangzi and His Fish

How do you know I will like this podcast? I know by the Hao River…

We here introduce one of the great duos in Chinese literary history: Zhuang Zi and his less-than-intelligent foil, Huizi. In this classic passage, the pair discuss whether it is possible to know how others feel, and on what basis one can make those kinds of assumptions. As is usual with Zhuangzi, nothing is fixed, so question everything as you descend to the Hao River and join us for a conversation with Zhuangzi.

If you want to read a translation of the story, this is the one we decided to use, though it does take liberties in the translation process:


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