musashi: a perfect cut
The medieval Japanese traditionally admired the instant thrust as the greatest art beyond good and evil. A perfect thrust is Enlightenment, a state that transcends human apprehension.
Miyamoto Musashi was invincible even in the face of more technically skilled opponents mainly due to his talent for breaking their inner equilibrium. One day, Musashi saw a girl holding a flower. He instantly drew his sword and cut the end of the stem. The girl was shocked, but Musashi ignored her
and admired the end of the stem. What he saw in the girl’s hands was not just a flower. The sliced surface revealed the work of a remarkable sword master; it was flawless. So much so that Musashi was overwhelmed with admiration and the need to obtain this priceless treasure. As Musashi feasted his eyes upon the master’s cut, he grieved that he still had a long way to go before he could achieve such perfection.
― A. R. Basov, Spirit of the Warrior
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