Tag Archives: Obama’s Passivity

The Samurai in the White House

Jujitsu – that’s what it is – manipulating your opponent’s force against him rather than confronting it with force. It’s a samurai thing from feudal Japan, a way to defeat an armed opponent when you have no weapon at all … Continue reading

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Real Change without Intervention

Out here in Los Angeles sports fans miss Phil Jackson – the Zen Master who was also into all sorts of Native American stuff, like burning sage in the locker room at the start of each Lakers season, to drive … Continue reading

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Zen and the Art of Politics

If you listen to Sean Hannity every night on Fox News – not recommended actually – you will learn that President Obama is the most hated American president ever – and he’s so hated no one will vote for him, … Continue reading

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