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Tuesday, March 5, 2024

A Garden is Just an “Until Then,”
Part 1

In this material world there’s only one order in which nature is its highest expression. Perhaps that’s why I find the metaphor of the jungle and the garden so suggestive. It was the great historian Arnold J. Toynbee who first spoke in the West about the interaction of two opposing and complementary forces, Yin and Yang, in history. Without such dialectic, it would be simply impossible to lean into the contradictory post-modern scenario without falling into any of its extremes and easy-peasy slogans. The Western world is a garden with a well-mowed lawn with flowers and rockery here and there, and where, despite the numerous complaints of many of its

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Shidoshi Alfredo Tucci
Shidoshi Alfredo Tucci
is the CEO and General Manager of the Budo International Publishing Company, a leading publisher in the martial arts with over 35 years in the Industry, including: Budo International Magazine and author of several books, The Immaterial Dimension, the Way of the Warrior and the Spirit. He currently lives in Valencia, Spain.

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