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I grew up with an impatience with the anti-scientific. So I'm a bit miffed with our current love affair with all things Eastern. If I sneeze on the set, 40 people hand me echinacea. But I'd no sooner take that than eat a pencil. Maybe that's why I took up boxing. It's my response to men in white pajamas feeling each other's chi.
People think that I work out but it's all t'ai chi.
Chi Chi Rodriguez had as good a pair of hands as anybody I ever saw, and more shots than you can imagine. But Chi Chi had a habit of turning simple shots into difficult ones.
If you take anything I say with any seriousness whatsoever, go study Yang style tai chi. It will make you live longer.
When I'm not at the keyboard, I'm generally reading, practicing tai chi or middle eastern dance, or cooking.
And just as there was something of every Vietnamese in Ho Chi Minh so there is something of Ho Chi Minh in almost every present-day Vietnamese, so strong is his imprint on the Vietnamese nation.
I've been doing Tai Chi on and off for 20 years. The fundamentals of all martial arts are the same.
To compare Tensegrity with yoga or t'ai chi is not possible. It has a different origin and a different purpose. The origin is shamanic, the purpose is shamanic.
I have always compared our traditions of liberty, like those of Abraham Lincoln and Ho Chi Minh.
As in all his subsequent dealings with France, Ho Chi Minh's demands were a model of modesty.
Through leadership of the fight against French colonialism, Ho Chi Minh had made a name for himself in the international political arena.
Nguyen Cao Ky
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