One does not say to one’s eyes, ‘Go out and do something to that thing out there.’

One does not say to one’s eyes, ‘Go out and do something to that thing out there.’ One looks, looks long, and the world comes in. There is an important Chinese term, wu-wei, ‘not doing,’ the meaning of which is not ‘doing nothing,’ but ‘not forcing.’ Things will open up of themselves, according to their nature.

-- Joseph Campbell
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