Originally Posted by SUNNY WINTERS
Too much horsing around with unrealistic stances and classic forms and rituals is just too artificial and mechanical, and doesn't really prepare the student for actual combat. A guy could get clobbered while getting into this classical mess. Classical methods like these, which I consider a form of paralysis, only solidify and constrain what was once fluid. Their practitioners are merely blindly rehearsing routines and stunts that will lead nowhere...
-Sijo Bruce Lee.
this ^ could be applied to traditional religious practices also
Bruce is Deep - I own everything he has.
In his Jeet book he states
"If a man calls you a name strike him.
If a man strikes you, break a bone of his,
If a man breaks a bone of yours , kill him"