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    Default The Hagakure

    read it and learn something

    those samurais were some bad motherfuckers

    http://users.tkk.fi/~renko/hag1.html

    stop being a pussy

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    its the way of the samurai...i aready know the life style.......if u fail or disraspect ur master in a wrong way u would kindly kill ur self in respect ahah

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    it gets even thicker than that

    dont front on the knowledge

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    did anybody read this yet?
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    Yo
    Yamamoto ..., the "author" of hagakure was like a fake gangsta. Yamamoto lived during a peaceful time in Japan, in other words there wasn't shit going on. He wrote about the ideals a samurai should live upto; he never had a chance to prove his loyalty or willingness to die for his master. No wars, no battles, just petty fueds between samurai. The fact that a bushido code had to be written down is pathetic. During the warring periods, no written code was needed. Later on the emperor used the Bushido code to his advantage to ensure civil stability.

    Yamamoto himself was never given the highest position of the clan under his master. So the hagakure has a bitter tone in it. For example, Yamamoto wishes that he could be reborn seven times to serve his lord; and he said this after he retired to become a Buddhist monk, although he could not renounce his past life. He also failed to attain satori.
    The hagakrue does have practical advice in it, and was republished heavily in Japan during the early 20th century. However, the book has become popular amongst Western businessmen today.

    There's more shit to it, but you get the point, don't believe the hype.


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    il read it 2morra...its a big read

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    Default Re: The Hagakure

    Legit, you got the mass produced bullshit. I read it twice. 15 quotes make the whole book. The rest of it is mostly big japanese names that you don't even bother pronouncing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Machete
    The rest of it is mostly big japanese names that you don't even bother pronouncing.
    lol, idd. I have read halfway through it, and put it away after that. anyway, i'mma take that book of the shelf again with the holidays approaching.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Machete
    Legit, you got the mass produced bullshit. I read it twice. 15 quotes make the whole book. The rest of it is mostly big japanese names that you don't even bother pronouncing.
    wtf u tryin to say?

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    Hmm I heard good things about the 5 elements by Musashi.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hagakure360
    Yo
    Yamamoto ..., the "author" of hagakure was like a fake gangsta. Yamamoto lived during a peaceful time in Japan, in other words there wasn't shit going on. He wrote about the ideals a samurai should live upto; he never had a chance to prove his loyalty or willingness to die for his master. No wars, no battles, just petty fueds between samurai. The fact that a bushido code had to be written down is pathetic. During the warring periods, no written code was needed. Later on the emperor used the Bushido code to his advantage to ensure civil stability.

    Yamamoto himself was never given the highest position of the clan under his master. So the hagakure has a bitter tone in it. For example, Yamamoto wishes that he could be reborn seven times to serve his lord; and he said this after he retired to become a Buddhist monk, although he could not renounce his past life. He also failed to attain satori.
    The hagakrue does have practical advice in it, and was republished heavily in Japan during the early 20th century. However, the book has become popular amongst Western businessmen today.

    There's more shit to it, but you get the point, don't believe the hype.


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    man

    talk that all you want

    western businessmen also read the art of war a lot

    that dont mean that they get it

    whether you get the short version or the long version

    whether yamamoto had a chance to walk the walk or not

    it is still a crucial book to read for anybody exploring high science or spirituality - especially these days which are plagued with neon lights and fake ass gangsta sheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeyit

    this book is part of the remedy for big ego syndrome





    for the record - i also read somewhere that yamamoto didnt even write the book - that one of his students wrote it down

    and yamamoto didnt want it published

    the knowledge in the book can be dangerous
    but these days
    the knowledge must be spread regardless

    PEACE
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    Quote Originally Posted by LHX
    this book is part of the remedy for big ego syndrome
    2nd

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    Good read. I bought it at Barnes n Noble awhile ago. Some of its hard to understand but theres a lot of knowledge! I just saw another general Samurai book at Hastings that Ima pick up. Peace.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fox7jr7
    Good read. I bought it at Barnes n Noble awhile ago. Some of its hard to understand but theres a lot of knowledge! I just saw another general Samurai book at Hastings that Ima pick up. Peace.
    ahh man your lucky..u guys got a Hastings....the one we had here in our town packed it's shit and left

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