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Bruce Lee describes the desire itself as a problem. Desiring is a bond, but so is the desire not to desire. To be detached, then, is to be free.
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“The Art of Dying” is a metaphor and describes the Zen idea of letting our ego die. The ego is the whole set of experiences, accumulations, and memories that make up our view of ourselves. The ego holds our prejudices and distortions.
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Knowledge is created from the past. Forgetting knowledge means the fighter can reach a state of freedom to move in the present moment.
Bruce Lee believed the fighter should not submit to or limit himself to the technique. To die then is more connected with the idea of the constant...
A person with an ego is attached to a warped image, to the past, and to the future.
Letting the ego die requires you to let go of any memories and future expectations so that you can be free in the moment.
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Martial arts was not merely a competitive sport for Bruce Lee, but in essence a means of self-discovery and self-expression.
By learning to fight, he was able to better understand who he was — he could force himself out of his comfort zone, test his limits, and confront his fears.
How you breathe will dictate everything from the type of athlete you are, to how you sleep, to how your body feels and looks.
At the core of breathing is connecting with our core. Our breath does not originate in our lungs or in our chests, but from deep within.
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In the 32 years he inhabited this planet, Bruce Lee created a legacy that is unparalleled in modern times.
His work, philosophy and lifestyle have influenced everything from video games to political protests. Bruce Lee’s short life garnered enough momentum to keep the flame glowing, power...
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