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http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/12/21/philosophers-for-kung-fu-a-response/ hello, fellow 1gmr's. here's another thing i'd be interested in your thoughts on. the two articles above are related, and on the same topic- one is a response to the other. the story thus far (as the articles relate to me personally): i often ponder the fact (and discuss it with martial artist-type friends) that, at the age of 15 or so i took kung fu, twice a week, for a year, with a teacher from bermuda who happened to be studying at my college for that year. his teacher was a very famous guy in that world, blah blah, point being: it was no bullshit. it was the real thing. anyway, the thing i ponder is this: after a full year of study/practice, twice a week with a serious master, i/we (the rest of the class) were only BEGINNING to learn what might be called actual fighting...

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