May/31/2006In this school we are all students!<br>Bishop von Hippo
“Dont be so bloody rigid (so that I can hit you)!“
Have you ever heard this said to you (without the bit in brackets of course), or perhaps shouted it out yourself in a fit of barely concealed frustration? This is an admonition which will hopefully have its effect on the user of an internal or soft style, whose stated aim is to borrow the strength of the opponent, recycle it and use it for his own purposes.Read more
Apr/30/2006Let us rid ourselves of the idea that we already have a free will
Anyway, according to our WT understanding, the will is something quite different from the perception of most people.Read more
Mar/31/2006From a Zero to a Hero
How Keith R. Kernspecht rocketed up the pecking-order of our infant school class 54 years ago.Read more
Feb/28/2006Is the converse (also) true - Can the search for self-knowledge be harmful?
It seems to me that personal change, i.e. the ability to see situations differently and respond to them differently is the most valuable thing we can acquire through correct WT over the years.Read more
Jan/31/2006There is no must if you do not want it
There is no must for any man, why must a Dervish?Read more
What must he do?
Lessing (Nathan the Wise)
Dec/30/2005“Finding lost arrows, of how faith can move mountains
In my early years, between the ages of 8 and 13, I used to spend every day out in the countryside climbing trees, wrestling and practicing the Asian martial arts, axe-throwing and doing archery, without anybody ever having shown me how.Read more
Nov/30/2005Dont let us confuse studying with the actual work!
Everything you read about the human psyche in my editorials is merely information. You can read it and nod sagely, but this does not change anything – not a thing.Read more
Oct/31/2005Mind your acids!
In the opinion of many health experts, the same harmful substances that lead to forest blight are also responsible for 90% of all human ailments. It is not only acid rain“ that has become a problem, but also over-acidification of the human body.Read more
Sep/29/2005Nobody is free who cannot master himself.<br>(Matthias Claudius, „Sprüche des Demophilus“)
Man, the lord of creation, is he really free in his actions?Read more
Jul/31/2005This is how we deal with verbal attacks
Some time ago, a reader of my book “BlitzDefence – Attack is the best Defence“ asked me how one can protect oneself against non-physical attacks in the "pre-fight" (verbal) phase, and whether the WingTsun system also has solutions to offer here.Read more