There is no taiji

“Boy: Do not try and bend the spoon.

.”That’s impossible. Instead only try to realize the truth.
Neo: What truth?
Boy: There is no spoon.
Neo: There is no spoon?
Boy: Then you’ll see that it is not the spoon that bends, it is only yourself.”
“男孩:不要試圖想彎曲湯匙。那是不可能的。 相反地只是試著去認識真相。Neo:這是什麼道理?男孩:沒有湯匙。Neo:沒有湯匙?男孩:那麼你會發現不是湯匙彎曲,只是你自己彎曲。”

“To try and realize the truth.”  

What is the truth of taiji.  A question I’ve asked myself for many years. In so doing found I could no longer call what I do taiji, as what’s often portrayed as such does not accord with my own truth, and yet others looking at it from the outside call it taiji.
“試著去認識真相。

”太極的真相是什麼? 多年來我一直問自己這個問題。 在尋求答案的過程中我發現我再也不能稱我練的拳為太極拳,因為一般的描述不符合我自己體認的真理,雖然從外面看它的人稱它為太極。
Taiji can be examined by comparing many of the metaphors used to describe it to applied physics.   thus changing the perception by which “oneself” views taiji.
太極可以透過許多描述它的隱喻與應用物理學之間的比較來作檢驗。 這會改變一般人認知的太極。
Cheng Man Ch’ing’s

Cheng Tzu’s thirteen Treatises on T’ai Chi Ch’uan”   

cheng tgzu's thirteen teratises

written by a noted master of taiji outlined many of the aspects by which the art could be viewed from using physics as a lens to view it through.
鄭曼青的“鄭子太極十三篇”是由著名的太極拳大師所撰寫,它概述如何以物理學為視角來洞察太極拳藝術的許多面向。
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