"Yes, they do fight their own battles! However, I like to think of every choice is a battle and the consequences are the results of those choices. There are always choices.
I mentioned in my initial post on here that the book is…"
"The Art of War is a good book. My opinion are that these are what I call universal principles. These principles can be scaled up or down based on the environment in which you find yourself. I often relate it back to my martial arts…"
"I am 44 years old, married for 5 years. I have 3 sons (1 biological who is 18 years old and 2 step sons which are 18 years old and 13 years old).
For most of his life, my biological son and I were always together. We went camping,…"
"PJohnson wrote "IF (and this is a big IF) the government became tyrannic and decided to turn on my family, am I going to honestly be able to stand my ground and protect what is mine using a ten-round-magazine-assault-rifle, or a…"
"Well, I think the whole high capacity magazine restriction is simply bunk and just something to occupy people's attention to make it seem as though something was done.
As for me, my shoulder holster has 3 magazine pouches, so if I have 1 mag in…"
Good day gentlemen!I am new here. I am a software developer living and working in central Florida. I enjoy reading the articles here on AOM. Hopefully, I can start contributing in the near future.Best regards,DavidSee More
I see it has been a while since you posted and replied. Your pros are sort of correct and your con is completely wrong. But as you said in a later post you were interested in what I call the 'hollywood" ninjer…"
My life passion is Bujinkan Budo Taijutsu. Martial arts can teach one many things about life. I also enjoy writing both novels and screenplays, camping, hunting, archery and firearms, fishing, hiking, and paintball. Many years ago, I obtained my private pilots license and enjoyed flying until it became too restrictive and expensive.
The Book of Five Rings
The Art of War
The Gift of Fear
I enjoy good actions movies, sci-fi, horror, and comedy. I also enjoy those sappy romantic movies as well when accompanied by my wonderful wife.
My taste in music varies. I do enjoy listening to big band jazz while smoking a cigar and sipping scotch. Depending on my mood, the environment, and situation, I enjoy most everything from Dub-step to classical.
A true warrior is never at peace, because the greatest struggle is within! -- Doug Wilson
"A warrior may choose pacifism; others are condemned to it." -- Unknown
"The society that separates its scholars from its warriors will have its thinking done by cowards and its fighting by fools" - Thucydides
"My former sister-in-law used to live in Seattle. She said she used to think it rained all the time there. She later said she'd never even seen rain until she moved to Houston. If you're not drenched from head-to-toe…"
"As I noted, this is a regional difference. However, as someone who moved from the NW to the east coast, there are reasons umbrellas are used out here. 1. While it doesn't rain as much, such rain as there is is often…"
"Fault with your argument:
"The true and living God"
That has to be accepted to continue the discussion. Not everyone accepts that there is a god, the same god, a true god, or a living god.
The bible does not prove the existence of God, it…"
"Umbrellas for golfing or coming to the aid or assistance of a lady in a rain storm are perfectly acceptable and encouraged. Any other use is simply not acceptable in the Seattle area. That's what gore-tex was invented for. And…"
"I wish I could offer solid advice, but as I'm in the midst of such a situation (possibly about to come out of it, but I've been on the verge and then turned back countless times), the best I can do is join you in the trenches. I dated this…"
"I received a gift of Art of Shaving four step shaving kit from a co worker recently as a gift from a vendor for a recent order I and commented on Shave of the Day when I got it. What a nice surprise!
Art of Shaving Pre Shave oil…"