“The Tao [Way] that can be told of is not the eternal Tao;
The name that can be named is not the eternal name.
The Nameless is the origin of Heaven and Earth;
The Named is the mother of all things.
Therefore, let there always be non-being, so we may see their subtlety,
And let there always be being, so we may see their outcome.
The two are the same,
But after they are produced, they have different names.
They both may be called deep and profound.
Deeper and more profound,
The door of all subtleties!”
“There's no oversight over the names. We know names are added hastily, and when you have a name-based system you don't focus on solid intelligence leads. You focus on names that are similar to those that might be suspicious.”
“Beating any incumbent is a difficult thing. Any number of things including name recognition and campaign funding are hard to overcome but I'm very confident that the voters in the 12th district will find me a better choice to represent them in the state senate. It's difficult but winnable.”