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Old 01-23-2012, 01:16 PM   #92
Demetrio Cereijo
Join Date: Nov 2004
Posts: 2,254
Re: "The goal is not to throw"

Katherine Derbyshire wrote: View Post
Society as a whole places no particular value on martial skill
Sure, but martial arts/budo subculture has a different set of values, and martial skill is appreciated.

Who, other than the practitioner, is in a position to say that one path is more valuable than another?
I'll going to pursue "the path of theoretical physics", even if I can't tell a sqare root from a potato... who other than me would be in a position to say my "path of theoretical physics" lacks value?
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