View Poll Results: What is chi/ki to you?

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  • At 1.2 million currently, depending on what I ate for breakfast

    6 4.32%
  • Requires me to register my hands as lethal weapons

    0 0%
  • An energy field that surrounds us, penetrates us, and binds the galaxy together

    15 10.79%
  • The secret to my martial art

    1 0.72%
  • Makes me better than I was before. Better, stronger, faster

    4 2.88%
  • Bio/magnetic/electric fields/waves/radiation

    9 6.47%
  • A chinese concept for unknown phenomenon

    35 25.18%
  • The tickling sensation at the back of my throat

    7 5.04%
  • Bullshit

    62 44.60%
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  1. #11
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    Chi is a metaphor.
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    Well to me it may be another term for a concept that seems common to many religions, that of a "Thought Energy".

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    Let me check...




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    ...nope, still a metaphor.
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    In the context of martial arts, Chi is bullshit. Anywhere you talk about chi, try just removing it from the sentence and it should still be ok. Example: "Focus your chi on your abdomen" becomes "focus on your abdomen". Example 2: "move your chi through your arm" becomes "move your arms". It all still makes perfect sense, which means Chi is basically meaningless in this context.

    In general things, though, it is used to explain the unexplainable, and I like Omar's description too.

    Generally it's a word we all need to get rid of for the BS it causes.

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    Chi is the reason that there is so much debate over Stem Cell research.

    If you saw that episode of South Park where Christopher Reeves eats all those fetuses then you know what I am talking about.

    :eatbabies

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    Chi is "The Force".

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wataru Akiyama
    Chi is "The Force".
    So it is a fantasy construct for imaginary events?
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    Quote Originally Posted by locu5
    So it is a fantasy construct for imaginary events?
    Exactamundo. :beatdead:

    Now, for the love of God, someone lock this thread.

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    Why lock the thread?

    I don't think we've had a poll on what people think chi is.

    If you want me to make it more legit, I can run some statistics on the results, if everyone is honest enough.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Darkpaladin
    Why lock the thread?
    Just my little joke, Mr. Dark. :karated:

    I know that "Ch-!" or "Chi-!" means "Damn!" or "Crap!" in japanese. :love2:

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