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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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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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Ep12: The Nature Of Conflict

Masakado KubiZuka

Conflict as praxeology How can we know the causes and cures of human conflict? Understanding conflict as a subset of praxeology, or the science of human action, leads to clarity unfound in other explanations, most notably, interspecies dominance. Analytical tools from Austrian political-economy are useful to examine the case of Taira Masakado’s 939 rebellion against Japan’s […]

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Ep08: Engagements

There is no offense or defense, there are only engagements. Unifying philosophy, skills, and resources in pursuit of policy goals requires an integral approach. Learn how in this talk on the martial art of liberty & dignity. Learn how the components of awareness, readiness, and position empower you to efficiently transcend conflict with full engagement. […]

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Everyday Samurai 05: Martial Or Sport?

Can you tell the difference between martial art and fighting sports? Today we use an article by Ken Good of ProgressiveCombat.com to look at transferable skills while contrasting the massive divide between the two. Get a free PDF download out of Igensho: The Book Of Dignity at: www.everydaysamurai.life/dignity Pick up a tactical pen and get our training […]

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