Samurai. They are considered among the most feared warriors of all time. Their reputation in war and swordsmanship have been the subject of numerous discussions in history. What made the samurai different from other medieval swordsmen wasn’t solely their prowess in fighting, but also their strict code of honor. That code among the samurai isContinue reading “The Samurai Code: Utilizing Bushido Philosophy in Everyday Life”
“He who can suppress a moment’s anger may prevent many days’ sorrow.” Tryon Edwards When one thinks of philosophy, most think of academics, politicians, and writers. Among those are a chosen few who have devoted their lives to the path of fighting. Among the most philosophical minds are those whose lives have been burdened byContinue reading “The Warrior’s Philosophy: Judo in Everyday Life”
“Procrastination is a lazy man’s apology” Chinua Achebe Are there any solutions to today’s problems? Has man finally reached a point where there is no wisdom to be shared? Is there nothing that can be passed down from father to son or mother to daughter? In a society where it seems that anything goes, oneContinue reading “The Blind Leading the Blind: Navigating a World Without Leadership”
When one thinks of leaders and leadership, people wish to think of standards and practices that work in real time. No one likes the manager who tells you to do one thing and does the opposite. Everyone from parents to school teachers and elected officials are supposed to remind us of how we as peopleContinue reading “Do As I do: 3 Quotes on Leading by Example”
“The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.” Rob Siltanen It seems ironic that nowadays, everyone wants to consider themselves “counterculture” when their very ideas are being shaped and formed by major corporations and media outlets. Everyone likes to believe that they are different orContinue reading “Alone in A Crowded World: A Philosophical Perspective on Nonconformity in Modern Times”
“No one outside ourselves can rule us inwardly. When we know this, we become free.” Buddha
In a modern world of lies, one will cling to the traditions of old to find their answers.
When it all looks hopeless, it may simply be the right time to create an opportunity.
“You only grow by coming to the end of something and by beginning something else.”
“To attain knowledge, add things every day. To attain wisdom, remove things every day.”