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How to change your luck

Zannen Kanji

The Feeling Of Luck Why did Dirty Harry Callahan say to the criminal “You’ve got to ask yourself one question: Do I feel lucky?” Why is luck associated with feeling? Why not ask if someone they think they are lucky? If you change your feeling state will the propensity for luck also change? It has […]

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Ep26: Dual Path

Dual Path

Universal Principles On The Dual Path A violent encounter caught on film against a female police officer getting a gun stuck in her face reveals deep lessons for warrior-scholars on the dual path of intellectual and martial arts, looking to secure liberty.   Have you seen the recently released video footage, out of Lakemoor, Illinois, where […]

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Ep25: Grappling With Reality

grappling with reality

The Reality of The Times Criminal tragedies in the first minutes of the New Year 2019, reinforce the seriousness of conflict in the real world.  Securing life, liberty, and property requires training founded upon reality, where consequences matter not only for individuals but society as a whole. A culture that respects private property requires those […]

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Ep24: Counter Abstraction

Counter Abstraction

Corruption By Abstraction Ascribing human qualities to abstractions, like society and the resulting yet illogical social contract theory, opens the door to corruption and abuse.  Philosophers have tried, and failed, to justify political authority using abstraction for over 2,500 years.   It is thinking through abstraction that also subjugated humanity using the absurd ‘divine right of […]

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Ep23: Defend What?

Defend What?

Resourcing To Defend  How do We The People defend a free society or what the Constitution calls providing for the security of a free state? While slogans can be somewhat helpful as a rallying cry, creating a vision of a more secure and prosperous world requires more than mere mantras. It requires knowing what, exactly, […]

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Ep22: Awareness

ED-Shi-Ep22-Awareness

Avoid Danger, Promote Justice Awareness Creates Space Capturing events on video brings critical incidents into our awareness like never before.  We can learn from an unfortunate tragedy and incorporate lessons into our training, so as to recognize the warning signs earlier, and hopefully avoid a similar fate.  Having greater situational awareness, informed from the transferred […]

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Ep21: Real Progress

Real Progress

Of progress and its opposites Real progress comes through deliberate human action working with natural resources to produce life-enhancing goods. This requires a legal environment that protects private property, repels invasions, and values individual initiative. Samurai leader Hojo Tokimune defended Japan from the Mongol horde yet died tragically from tuberculosis. Okita Souji of the Shinsengumi […]

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Ep20: Practical Principles

Practical Principles

Practical From The Classical Samurai martial systems are relevant to those who would protect liberty today. Training needs to be practical not only for self-defense but for the rule of law and the evolution of human well-being. Get our bonus training guide with any tactical pen: https://shop.everydaysamurai.life Meditation: www.everydaysamurai.life/zen12 Yoga: www.everydaysamurai.life/progress Gleason Sensei’s Post: https://shobuaikidoboston.blogspot.com/2018/10/aikido-as-martial-art.html Your training […]

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Ep19: Guard The Rice Box

Guard The Rice Box

The Collective Guard The purpose of a commonwealth is to guard a community’s resources and communal solutions are identical to private property for individuals. This is the baseline for higher human flourishing, validated by Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. Get our bonus training guide with any tactical pen: https://shop.everydaysamurai.life Meditation: www.everydaysamurai.life/zen12 Your daily success vitamin: www.everydaysamurai.life/success […]

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Ep18: That None Would Be Slaves

No Slaves

To Really Free The Slaves Swords in the hands of, all, men are so that none would be slaves. Contrary to “gun control” advocates, the Second Amendment is actually for the security of a Free State. Find out how to turn their ignorance into liberty’s victory! Get our bonus training guide with any tactical pen: […]

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