Chapter 16, Dao De Jing: “Empty the self completely; Embrace perfect peace. The world will rise and move; Watch it return to rest. All the flourishing things Will return to their source. This return is peaceful; It is the flow of nature, An eternal decay and renewal. Accepting this brings enlightenment, Ignoring this brings misery.” In this fast-paced era, stopping the time temporarily or taking a short break is desirably wished. Transforming symbols and traits of a place into a variety of possibilities of “adjustment,”
Tan Kian Ming tried to decrease the speed of this land and save it in his works.