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 Post subject: Personal Honor
PostPosted: Tue Dec 06, 2005 3:20 pm 
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Personal Honor:

Dead concept in today's society?

What does honor mean to you?

Is it a code of conduct?
Is it a philosophy?
Is is patriotism?
Is it a moral/religious code?
A selfish and conceited notion?
Is it just silly?
Is it an antiquated idea which died out during the Dark ages or more recently the post Meiji era?
Is it all of these things?
~Or none of them?

What does it mean to you, personally, in this modern day?
And does your MA practice relate to it? (If at all) if so/not,
why?
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 06, 2005 11:51 pm 
Most of the old regulars who like the concept of honour are on the other Uechi site .

I`m sure Laird and Rick would discusss it with you , I`d be interested in joining in .

If mentioning the other sites inappropriate moderators please let me now and i`ll remove this and refrain form mentioning it .


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 07, 2005 4:33 am 
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And the rest of us have no honor?


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 07, 2005 4:48 am 
:roll:

yeah thats it ... spineless weasels the lot of ya :lol:

come on Gene was just thinking of the folks who usually crop up in these conversations ....

man some folks need to relax . How about debating the benifits of smoking some gunja !!! :silly:


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 07, 2005 4:56 am 
the big Question is can one have Honour when you cant even spell it ....


:roll: :roll: :lol: :lol: :twisted:


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 07, 2005 5:03 am 
:lol:


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 07, 2005 8:00 pm 
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hon·or
n.

1. High respect, as that shown for special merit; esteem: the honor shown to a Nobel laureate.
2.
1. Good name; reputation.
2. A source or cause of credit: was an honor to the profession.
3.
1. Glory or recognition; distinction.
2. A mark, token, or gesture of respect or distinction: the place of honor at the table.
3. A military decoration.
4. A title conferred for achievement.
4. High rank.
5. The dignity accorded to position: awed by the honor of his office.
6. Great privilege: I have the honor to present the governor.
7. Honor Used with His, Her, or Your as a title and form of address for certain officials, such as judges and mayors: Her Honor the Mayor.
8.
1. Principled uprightness of character; personal integrity.
2. A code of integrity, dignity, and pride, chiefly among men, that was maintained in some societies, as in feudal Europe, by force of arms.
3. A woman's chastity or reputation for chastity.
9. honors Social courtesies offered to guests: did the honors at tea.
10. honors
1. Special recognition for unusual academic achievement: graduated with honors.
2. A program of individual advanced study for exceptional students: planned to take honors in history.
11. Sports. The right of being first at the tee in golf.
12. Games.
1. Any of the four or five highest cards, especially the ace, king, queen, jack, and ten of the trump suit, in card games such as bridge or whist.
2. The points allotted to these cards. Often used in the plural.


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hon·our

1. Variant of the American and proper word "honor".
2. A Britan or Aussie or other non-American Homosexual who uses that lame spelling. (See Evil-Doers)
3. A skirt-wearing-poodle-walker. (Also see #2)


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 07, 2005 8:44 pm 
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hon·our

1. Variant of the American and proper word "honor".
2. A Britan or Aussie or other non-American Homosexual who uses that lame spelling. (See Evil-Doers)
3. A skirt-wearing-poodle-walker. (Also see #2)


well that answers that question .... :lol: :lol:

no wonder they dont understand the concept when they choose to drop parts of it because of laziness . :twisted:

ok ok , enough with the Seppo bashing , i`m sure theres honour amoungst you lot ..... somewhere :silly:


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 Post subject: Re: Personal Honor
PostPosted: Wed Dec 07, 2005 9:34 pm 
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-Metablade- wrote:
Personal Honor:

Dead concept in today's society?

What does honor mean to you?


As a synonm for virtue or upstanding behavior, Honor is a good thing As a synonym for reputation or image-consciousness it's not a useful mindset, in my personal opinion. If you search the archives on Van's forums, a couple threads about honor.

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 07, 2005 9:36 pm 
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She offered her honor
He honored her offer
And all night long
It was honor and offer


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As a synonm for virtue or upstanding behavior, Honor is a good thing As a synonym for reputation or image-consciousness it's not a useful mindset, in my personal opinion.


A good friend of mine once told me that anybody can ruin your reputation but only you can ruin your honor.

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No ganga for me, but I'll chill out just the same. 8) No problem Marcus.


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 08, 2005 2:20 am 
All good Gene , hope you didnt take offence at the humour !!!


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 08, 2005 2:23 am 
chesterfield
neighbour
honour
valour
colour

Not only have these colonial types destroyed the language, they also no longer understand it. :usa


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 08, 2005 2:40 am 
Your a colonist too ... lets not beat around the George W

it`s the dam yanks and there need to change everything slightly so they feel special ...... and claim it as there own .

they couldnt win F1 so they invent indy cars .... :twisted:

they couldnt handle the mental stress of cricket so they change rounders into a sport .... 8O

they couldnt handle the contact of rugby so they make pads , change the rules ,and have a wordl series all by themselves :lol:

and as fer spelling , mines terrible , but at least I dont rewrite the english language to try and cover up my ignornace .

thens theres what they did to the hamburger ... Mcdonalds ... that`s food ?

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

ok ... ok ... i`m dead .... I can hear the knives being sharpened ....

so wheres the honour in avoiding the playing feild !!! huh !!

maybe there international relations would improve if they played real sports ....

I`m not including hockey cause there teams are full of canadians anyhow ...


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