Thought For The Week


Thought for the Week (May 28th, 2001)
Sensei Michael Mackay, Yon-Dan
Midtown Karate Dojo

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"Aristotle offers the following thought from the third century BC:

"Anyone can be angry. But to be angry at the right time in the right occasion, toward the right person for the right reason in the right way - that is the beginning of virtue."

Many warrior codes advocate emotional detachment in the face of battle. But those able to transform anger into a near virtue, as proposed by Aristotle, hold a clear advantage.


Arigato Gozaimasu

Michael Mackay, Yon-Dan