posted on Nov, 23 2010 @ 10:34 PM
Borrow a corpse to resurrect the soul (借屍還魂／借尸还魂, Jiè shī huán hún)
Take an institution, a technology, a method, or even an ideology that has been forgotten or discarded and appropriate it for your own purpose.
Revive something from the past by giving it a new purpose or bring to life old ideas, customs, or traditions and reinterpret them to fit your
From the Thirty-Six Stratagems. Take it for what you will.