chung yung non-extreme / non-one-sided method, the golden mean, the whole tao , appropriate simplicity, appropriate practicality, non-extreme utmost, non-extreme in everything, hitting the right and maintain it amidst external variations in conditions and situations, no excesses or deficiencies, centrality normality, moderation balance & suitableness, the basic norm of human action that when complied with will bring the individual and his actions into harmony with the whole universe