“Fright is something one can never get over. When a warrior is caught in such a tight spot he would simply turn his back to the ally without thinking twice. A warrior cannot indulge thus he cannot die of fright. A warrior allows the ally to come only when he is good and ready. When he is strong enough to grapple with the ally he opens up his gap and lurches out, grabs the ally, keeps him pinned down and maintains his stare on him for exactly the time he has to, then he moves his eyes away and releases the ally and lets him go. A warrior, my little friend, is the master at all times.”
Carlos Castaneda

A Separate Reality

Mocking Greatness

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I think that this time Grant, and almost everyone else who has chimed in on this mocking/acknowledging conversation is missing the point (I didn’t see it until Grant mentioned it). It isn’t Nathan that is being mocked in this commercial. It is greatness that is being mocked. This is no different then using the word “Yoga” to sell … anything and everything. In both cases it is immoral behavior – subverting moral high ground to business. The semi-intellectual debate around it and any potential it may have for inspiration or raising awareness of obesity is another example of intellect run-amok:

 

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