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    Natural

    It is amazing the amount of absorbtion is out there. Is it true we have so many genious talented sponges soaking up knowledge from the universe. Are all these talkers walkers as well? How many of these practitioners have focused on intuition, parasychology, shamanism, brahmanism, taoism,budhism, druidism, astrology, this new generation of fighter is way too in tune to their ego and material pride. This goes against any level of superior formidiable spiritual cultivation such as the "martial arts". The formidable warriors of sacred and mystic times would never be in tune to this level of communication nor would they step outside of their boundries to create contention. I look at these posts, and blogs and I am much confused, in that a formidable artist is too master emotions, ego, pride, desisres atatchments etc., yet I read nothing of yeilding, flowing, water like resoning, understaning focusing on knowledge, peace, harmony, truth and respect. It's not about the art you represent it is a bout how you have embodied the essense of what art and warriorship is. Stop puffing out your chest, stop flexing, stop breathing into your chest start being still and listen to the great nothingness.:brave:

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    I am an initiated, lineage-named practitioner of Korean Zen Buddhism.

    I train martial arts...in a Buddhist temple.

    I have a degree in Eastern Philosophy.

    I know what the sound of one hand clapping is

    And even I think that **** of which you are full of is rank enough to fill the chiliocosms..

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    Quote Originally Posted by DerAuslander108
    I know what the sound of one hand clapping is
    is it *fap*?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MaverickZ
    is it *fap*?
    Dude, if I tell you, that's like cheating...

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    He who attains his ideal by that very fact transcends it- Nietzsche

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    Quote Originally Posted by A Better American Than You
    In every country and every age, the priest has been hostile to liberty. He is always in alliance with the despot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DerAuslander108
    Dude, if I tell you, that's like cheating...
    one shortcut to nirvana please.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MaverickZ
    one shortcut to nirvana please.
    With your sex life, it's more like NerdVana...

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    Others have said it far better than me so I'll just paraphrase:
    If you want spiritual cultivation, take up yoga and bonsai tree pruning. Martial arts are for fighting.

    And on the subject of nirvana, isn't abandoning want and needs important to that end? And if so, doesn't wanting to achieve nirvana in fact hold one back from ever achieving it?

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