The United States of Guyana

The United States of Guyana There is a better than average chance that many people today that read this blog…

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Misery Loves Company

Misery loves company. You’ve probably heard an older member of your family or your social circle use this phrase at…

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Self-Protection and Machiavelli

A requirement I maintain for my Black Belts is to read certain books from a list that I have found…

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Sticks, Stones, and Weak Bones

“A man who stands for nothing will fall for anything.” -Malcolm X Those who know me well, personally and professionally,…

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#metoo, Brute?

I have heard it said that in an insane world, the only sane people are those that are insane. I’m…

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Timing

I am not lost on the irony that I am two days late in regard to when I usually spend…

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Pushing When Pulled

When they push, you pull. When they pull, you push.  This simple statement was one of the core principles taught…

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Rage Against Fear

Martial arts schools today focus on the ancillary benefits of training rather than the true purpose of the art itself.…

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Revenge, Vengeance, & Justice

“Revenge is an act of passion; vengeance, of justice: injuries are revenged; crimes are avenged.” -Samuel Johnson “A hundred-year-old revenge…

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The Power of Words

Words mean things. That reality has been lost in the modern world. Words are tossed around flippantly, as if they…

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