The Philosophy of Morihei
Masaka Agatsu Katsu Haya Hi
Receptive Landscaping Program: Mt Baldy
the Four Elements
Philosophyis essential for understanding the eastern arts of Aikido and Zen Brush. There is a balance in the connection between thinking and doing: if one only thinks there is no agency and if one only acts the agency is thoughtless and uncultivated. But what most of us are after is thoughtful agency. This is referred to as the Mind/Body connection. Socrates said the unexamined life is not worth living.
To distinguish this mind/body philosophical approach from traditional Western philosophy, I use the term: