What interests me is the responses I'm seeing -- these folks really got to some of us, didn't they?
Hey, they got to me too, just because we all have this thing called "ego".
As Andrew suggests, their context for martial arts is tournament fighting, and that's fine. My context is improving my work relationships, handling my mind better, and making myself more efficient in a "one-cut to finish it" type of action, no matter what it is.
Everyone is right. "Ishn't that veird?"