In the evening I read Douglas Kahn’s history of sound in the arts. He’s talking a lot of John Cage ja the Cagean silence. In the 40’s Cage was reading Jung: ”We are always surprised by the fact that something comes out of what we call ‘nothing’.”
And Kahn lets Jung to continue:
One must be able to let things happen. I have learned from the East what it means by the phrase ”Wu wei”: namely, not-doing, letting be, which is quite different from doing nothing. Some Occidentals, also, have known what this not-doing means; for instance, Meister Eckhart, who speaks of ”sich-lassen,” to let oneself be.