What is the Superior Man Today?

Zen Benefiel
2 min readMay 14, 2024

The concept of the “superior man” in the ancient text of the I Ching forms a foundational cornerstone for understanding the behaviors and results described in “Awakening the Power Within.” The I Ching, or Book of Changes, a profound philosophical document from ancient China, outlines the superior man not in terms of dominion or external achievement, but through virtues of wisdom, ethical conduct, and self-cultivation.

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Zen Benefiel

Vulnerable and radically curious toward harmony among people and planet. Co-Executive Director of Live and Let Live Global Peace Movement and Foundation.