Today some friends and I were talking and one of them sent us this video of a floating guru and all agreed that Adrien would absolutely be the type to do this! I couldn’t resist, and here’s the result.
Detachment is a central concept in Zen Buddhist philosophy. One of the most important technical Chinese terms for detachment is “wú niàn” (無念), which literally means “no thought.”This does not signify the literal absence of thought, but rather the state of being “unstained” (bù rán 不染) by thought. Therefore, “detachment” is being detached from one’s thoughts. It is to separate oneself from one’s own thoughts and opinions in detail as to not be harmed mentally and emotionally by them. (X)
“Never thinks things through,” v “I’ve plotted every move of this day.”
While a general disadvantage for Zuko, Zuko’s inability to properly plan sometimes gives him room to adapat to changing situations.
Likewise, while it’s generally advantageous for her, Azula’s need to constantly plan out events so that they unfold just as she desired leaves little room for change and flexibility. Thus, when things don’t go as planned, it’s an assault to her perfect record, and Azula can’t just be almost perfect.