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改善 (Kaizen) – Improvement Lean production processes made famous by Toyota and the books describing their kaizen philosophy have become mainstream in the business world, as well as within personal growth teachings. Success gurus including Tony Robbins and Jack Canfield describe how the path of mastery includes a commitment to the CANI principle: Constant And Never-ending Improvement.  […]

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命 (Inochi) “Life” Life is a precious gift, a unique experience, and a human being’s cosmic purpose.  Everyone, in their own unique way, is here to witness and participate in the unfolding of the Universe from their own unique, individual perspective. In the course of dancing life’s dance, the interaction among disparate beings, with their […]

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Standing On The Bridge

Law enforcement is a profession that compels you to walk several different fine lines.  As a public position you are asked to apply the law while weighing individual rights with public safety.  You must consider agency policies while responding to the reality of each moment in the field.  You are a public servant, yet have an obligation to […]

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Supine Cowardice

London has overtaken New York’s murder rate with knife attacks being so prevalent that six teenagers were recently attacked within a span of ninety minutes. Despite the restrictive laws in England increasingly deny the British citizenry any means or right of defending themselves, people there are seeing puncture wounds from simple tools, like screwdrivers. No […]

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Drunk foreigner tries to throw elderly man into a train

Everyone likes to credit Japan with being one of the safest places on earth.  For the most part, this is true. Over a thousand years of warrior hegemony, where causing offense could lead to losing one’s head to a swift stroke of a samurai sword, has disciplined the population toward extreme courtesy. The Japanese are, for […]

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