Wu Wei

“Our culture is very good at pushing people to work hard or acquire particular technical skills,” Dr. Slingerland says. “But in many domains actual success requires the ability to transcend our training and relax completely into what we are doing, or simply forget ourselves as agents.”

The New York Times on the art of trying not to try. On one hand, the oldest cliché in the book. On the other, basically the whole point of this blog, and of my approach to film and video in general.

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