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Wu Wei: The Powerful Path of Non-Action

What the sages of the East can teach us about effort, strategy, and observation.

The thing about Eastern philosophies is that they are full of contradictions, but unlike in Western philosophies, contradictions are not seen as problems to solve. Rather, contradictions are embraced as illuminating — because well, reality is full of…