In Defense of Violence: Ancient Japanese/Chinese/Internet Proverbs

I often reflected on a proverb. I cannot say when I first came upon it. Maybe I read it in a translated Japanese text, or was it Mandarin? There's about a thirty-percent chance that it had Cantonese origins.  Though it's more likely that it was a meme of mysterious origins (scrawled with ball-point pen on …

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On the Gentle Art #15

"Stone walls do not a prison make, Nor iron bars a cage;" - To Althea, From Prison by Richard Lovelace 1642 A.D. Constraints - life has a lot of them, biological and otherwise (your blood's ph level, the minimum amount of oxygen that you need to breathe, the level of carbon monoxide & carbon dioxide in your …

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