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Softness overcomes hardness; non-action (wu-wei) can be more beneficial than action.

Chapter 43

The softest things in the world overcome the hardest things in the world.
That which has no substance enters where there is no space.
This shows the value of non-action.
Teaching without words and working without doing are understood by very few.

What's Master DudeWay Say?

This lesson from the Tao is like the concept explored in the classic Beatles song, "Let It Be." The soft melody and lyrics guide us to the understanding that sometimes, the best action is to let things be, allowing the softness of acceptance to overcome the hardness of resistance. This is the essence of non-action or wu-wei, where we align ourselves with the natural flow of things.

Dudeism Abides

Sometimes, doing less accomplishes more.

Softness overcomes,
In non-action, wisdom found,
Silent, profound truth.

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