A thought...

Discussion in 'Ninjutsu' started by El Guapo-san, Apr 4, 2007.

  1. El Guapo-san

    El Guapo-san White Belt

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    There's been a lot of conflict on a couple of threads here, so I have a thought from a book that I've been reading by Katsuki Sekida.

    The spring flowers, the autumn moon;
    Summer breezes, winter snow.
    If useless things do not clutter your mind,
    You have the best days of your life.
     
  2. SageGhost83

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    that is a very wise thought, my friend.
     
  3. Hand Sword

    Hand Sword Grandmaster

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  4. Brian R. VanCise

    Brian R. VanCise MT Moderator Staff Member

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    Very nice!

    However, I would tend to disagree that there has been much conflict here. People may have different view points and that is to be expected. However, I think MartialTalk and the Ninjutsu forum has maintained a very friendly atmosphere.
     
  5. mrhnau

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    Compared to a few other sites I've seen, I'll have to agree with you on that one...
     
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    Conflict is a good thing. It means that people believe in something.

    -ben
     
  7. Zida'sukara

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    I like your thought El-Guapo San but I dont judge a good discussion as a conflict.

    Barbara
     
  8. El Guapo-san 2

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    Well, haven't been around for a few months. Starting a new business on-line, getting ready to move to a new country and job hunting have all conspired to knock me off line and out of training for a little.

    Now I'm just about (roll music) back in the saddle again.

    The quote is actually from a pretty old Zen book. Ain't nothing that I made up.
     

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