Apologies. Ch 3 content is on AWOL. We are out looking for her.
3.1 Do not exalt the worthy, so that the people shall not compete.
3.2 Do not value rare treasures, so that the people shall not steal.
3.3 Do not display objects of desire, so that the people's hearts shall not be disturbed.
3.4 Therefore in the government of the sage, He keeps their hearts vacuous, Fills their bellies, Weakens their ambitions, And strengthens their bones,
3.5 He always causes his people to be without knowledge (cunning) or desire, And the crafty to be afraid to act.
3.6 By acting without action, all things will be in order.