Posted on January 15th, 2019
have found an interesting discussion on the Cook by Chuang Tzu on Wikipedia http://www.philosophy.hku.hk/ch/zhuang.htm
does begin to get at what mastery begins.
Cook Ting was slicing up an oxen for Lord Wenhui. At
every push of his hand, every angle of his shoulder, every step with his feet,
every bend of his kneezip! zoop! he slithered the knife along with a zing, and
all was in perfect rhythm, as though he were dancing to Mulb...