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nik [What people say about Doing Nothing]
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 ― Mladen Stilinovic ― Mladen Stilinovic
 </blockquote>  </blockquote> 
 +<blockquote>When people say they are bored, often they mean that they don't want to experience the sense of emptiness, which is also an expression of openness and vulnerability. -Chögyam Trungpa </blockquote>
 +<blockquote>Receptivity is not inactivity. It is real activity but not effort in the ordinary sense of the word… It is simply an attitude of waiting for the ultimate mystery. (…) This "active inactivity" is an example of what I think of as "passionate equanimity". Ken reminds me that the Taoists call it "wei wu wei", which literally means "action no action" and which often is translated as "effortless effort". -Treya Wilber </blockquote>
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 -Winnie the Pooh -Winnie the Pooh
 +I have often wondered whether especially those days when we are forced to remain idle are not precisely the days spend in the most profound activity. Whether our actions themselves, even if they do not take place until later, are nothing more than the last reverberations of a vast movement that occurs within us during idle days.
 +In any case, it is very important to be idle with confidence, with devotion, possibly even with joy. The days when even our hands do not stir are so exceptionally quiet that it is hardly possible to raise them without hearing a whole lot.
 +― Rainer Maria Rilke, Letters on Life 
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 === Online === === Online ===
 +  * Manfred F.R. KETS de VRIES, 2014, Doing Nothing and Nothing to Do: The Hidden Value of Empty Time and Boredom. http://www.insead.edu/facultyresearch/research/doc.cfm?did=54261
   * http://www.lanternfanten.nl   * http://www.lanternfanten.nl
   * http://www.startdestilte.be   * http://www.startdestilte.be
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