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Old 07-30-2005, 10:57 PM   #11
Jeanne Shepard
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Re: Does Budo require a sense of shame?

Lorien Lowe wrote:
'internal shame' is guilt, the western equivilant of Japanese shame.

I see it differently. Guilt comes from a sense of having done wrong, or having omitted doing one's duty.
Shame comes from feeling oneself is intrinsically bad.

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