good to be true.
The hexagram describes an apparent state of
perfection. However, the hexagram lacks
meaning that the state of perfection
is either not sustainable or is a fantasy.
The hexagram also means falsity, in the sense of
a veil or apparition
disguising a truth. It can also mean seeing through a veil to an
The hexagram may be relating to a fiction in
which reality is
idealised, or a dream of perfection that one aspires to, or a belief
system that one follows. But it may also be relating to an
experience of harmony which, though temporary or fantasized,
is spiritually nourishing.
Fantasy is not without value. In the world of
theatre and art, for
example, the use of imagination and the lure of perfection is often
appropriate. Fantasy can be used to stimulate desire. Teasing and
foreplay enhance sexual delight.