There are many ways to deal with the Universe, with reality, and most of them are ineffective.
The Anna Karenina Principle applies here. That is what a principle is: it applies everywhere.
A principle is a pattern. Big pattern, small pattern, it is a pattern.
“Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” By that, Tolstoy meant that for a marriage to be happy, it had to succeed in several key aspects. Failure on even one of these aspects, and the marriage is doomed . . . the Anna Karenina principle also applies to ecological risk assessments involving multiple stressors.
One of my students suggested that the linchpin capacity that humanity isn’t exercising is allowing. The 12-step programs say: Let go – Let god…
I have been pondering this ever since I got the email with the suggestion. At first I didn’t see the beauty of it, but it is growing on me.
Yeah, if you could let life be life, the Universe be the Universe, spring be spring, the weather be the weather, if you stopped fighting it, trying to fix it, tame it, control it, then you would be able to fall into a rhythm, a harmony, a flow.