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Old 08-17-2009, 02:02 AM   #6
Join Date: May 2002
Posts: 498
Re: Steven Seagal seems like a jerk teacher. A bit at least...

Sy Labthavikul wrote: View Post
Well, everyone has an ego; I don't think anyone is above the law in that regard. Personally, though, looking at Steven Seagal's life and career, its hard to kill this suspicion that ego was his main motivating drive. This is just my opinion; I hope I'm not marked for death by any of Seagal's students or fans, who are out for justice for their great hero. I know as an aikido instructor Seagal has taught a great number of aikidoka, and if I were to be under siege by any number of them, man, I'd be on deadly ground. ... uh... Under Siege 2: Dark Territory. Damnit, I knew I shouldn't have made the executive decision to try to do them in chronological order! I don't even know how I was going to deal with "The Glimmer Man," constructing a clever double entendre with that would really require some creative fire, uh.... down below...
The only thing worse than someone driven by ego is someone who says (or worse, actually believes) that they are not...

To which I will add

PS - The secret of training is to know yourself. The hardest part, though is to be yourself. Go figure...

...otherwise, very clever and funny, too!

best in training to all...


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