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Old 12-30-2013, 05:43 AM   #40
Lorien Lowe
Dojo: Northcoast Aikido
Location: California
Join Date: Jul 2002
Posts: 289
Re: Measuring if/how martial arts helps one become a better person

Facing stress and adversity tends to, at a minimum, show how one faces stress and adversity. Practicing martial arts is one way a modern person with a relatively comfortable life can deliberately put themselves in a stressful situation and observe how they, themselves, react - and then, if they wish, work on controlling that reaction.
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