The Path Of Wu-wei

by Eva Wong

Those who study hard increase day after day,
Those who follow the Tao decrease day after day.
They keep on decreasing until they dwell in wu-wei.

What does it mean to "dwell in wu-wei" and "decrease day after day?" In a society where "more" and "bigger" are better, the path of wu-wei seems as far as the edges of a receding universe. However, as more people begin to realize that material wealth and social life cannot satisfy spiritual needs, the teachings of wu-wei . . .


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