The demand for loyalty and respect can be a little much. E.g., I should feel prviledged to be able to pay $900 to test for black belt.
It can get worse of course. "The first sexual assault took place in May 2015, when the complainant was 15, she testified. While in his office, Lim asked her...
For the sake of brevity, I deleted part of my initial comment before posting.
If Harvard Business School gave Bill Gates an honorary MBA, I'd be hard pressed to disagree. Similarly, giving Chuck Norris an honorary BB in TKD, in the alternate scenario that he never tested for it, would seem...
On further review, I got one key fact wrong - the Canadian politician got his honorary BB (7th dan) in Ottawa (not Korea), whilst a Korean politician was visiting.
It seems it was done purely by a local GM, so I guess that explains why I don't see it online.
Maybe due to moving to different cities and age (adult), I've always felt that my learning was my responsibility.
(I attended 4 different schools before getting a black belt).
I look to teachers to teach, then it is up to me to think about it and practise it.
I'm not a fast person, so I have never found the full switch to be effective.
However, once I started working out at a UFC gym, I was very impressed with the switch kicks the muy thai guys do. I found it to be much quicker.
Finally I came across actor Scott Adkins comparison of the two...