Re: virus: Shamen Squabble

Tim Rhodes (
Fri, 22 Aug 1997 11:35:44 -0700 (PDT)

On Thu, 21 Aug 1997, Eva-Lise Carlstrom wrote:

> Ken provides illustrative examples of tobacco smoking and building a
> laser. The one that instantly popped into my mind was martial arts. A
> responsible martial arts school or teacher will teach, along with the
> potentially harmful physical techniques, a mindset that will avoid use of
> the techniques when they are not necessary. Of course it is possible to
> find someone willing to just teach you how to boot people in the head.

I overheard an Akido istructor telling a student once, "The brown belt is
the most dangerous of all opponents. He has all the skills, but still
lacks the wisdom to know when to use them."

-Prof. Tim