Agreed. Especially the "spirit" of it. Koreans are very prideful people and the took something that was essentially Japanese and turned it into something that is completely their own art. I just got through reading a full history book on Korea and a lot of the their history has made helped me understand a bit more of their mentality when it comes to such things like Taekwondo.Quote:
As much as it may pain some people to be faced with, when we look at what the concepts of KMA were before the Japanese occupation and Taegwondo systems that mirror that in modern day, Olympic Taegwondo is far closer to Korean traditional spirit than ITF.
I may have even found some items that don't quite jive with the Killing Art take on history. Though I am still sifting through it to make sure.
This is what Earl Weiss supports:
Every time you practice Juche tul, you are supporting the oppression of young women like this one:
So, yeah, no. This is not like driving a VW.
Seriously, why not just go learn Final Solution Kata.
Gas Chamber Chagi.