Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Bit by Bit - Chapter 19, Part 19

Trey Smith

Artisan Ch'ui could draw as true as a compass or a T square because his fingers changed along with things and he didn't let his mind get in the way. Therefore his Spirit Tower remained unified and unobstructed.
~ Burton Watson translation ~
Again, I liken this ability to being "in the zone." It is doing without consciously thinking about doing (wu wei).

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