Thread: Budo Values
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Old 02-02-2015, 03:16 PM   #5
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Re: Budo Values

Peter Boylan wrote: View Post
Mary, I think it might be that a warrior who can't get along as regular member of society isn't of much use to the society. Any special budo virtues probably have to be built upon the fundamental virtues that society values in all.
If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail. If all you know how to do is fight, then you might be a tremendous asset to your country/village/liege lord in wartime, but a liability in peacetime.

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