The Chinese have a saying, “Talk doesn’t cook rice!”
Sounds obvious, doesn’t it? Then again aren’t most truths simple and obvious ones?
A constant AA theme is a call for individual action. Situations don’t change by themselves – they require active and conscious engagement by the protagonist.
Unlike many self-help gurus who say otherwise, for the AA, thinking by itself isn’t much use.
This is because “Talk doesn’t cook rice!”