Philosophers, both in the East and West, have tried to address this subject: in the West, Plato and Kant, Schopenhauer, Nietzsche and Hegel; in the East, Lao Tzu, Confucius, Chuang Tzu, and more recently Cai Yanpei, Wang Guowei, and Zhu Guangqian.
In our previous posting, we mentioned that both Chi and information can be expressed through the form. However, the form itself also has Yin and Yang aspects, but the way that these manifest is different.
In our previous article (No. 10), we discussed the interrelationship between Chi and form. We didn’t just talk about three dimensional objects: we also discussed two-dimensional images, such as circles, squares and triangles. This is because even two-dimensional images are forms, and those forms also contain Chi energy and information.
The FBI’s war against Apple’s strong iPhone encryption has recently been much discussed in the United States. The FBI ruled that Apple must help to see what’s on an iPhone that belonged to one of the shooters involved in the mass killings in San Bernadino, California.