A collection of notes in regard to Inaction.
Wu Wei means without doing, causing, or making. It flows like water, reflects like a mirror, and responds like an echo.
Many people are afraid of Emptiness,
because it reminds them of Loneliness.
- Establishment of an always perfect tolerance, irrespective of the actions and words of others towards oneself.
- Truthfulness (to say only what is right).
- Rejection of hatred and worship. Not to follow any particular idea. Maintaining the mind in equanimity.
What is joy? Joy is the feeling of passing from a lesser to a greater perfection. Joy is the feeling that we are advancing towards happiness. What is happiness? Happiness is the state of the soul that feels itself free of all outside servitudes and feels itself in perfect accord with itself.
When you don’t create things, you become defined by your tastes rather than ability. Your tastes only narrow and exclude people. so create.
— Why the Lucky Stiff