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Miyamoto Musashi Versus Cameron Quinn: A Book of Five Rings

Posted in kyokushin karate, Martial Arts, Real Men with tags , , , , , , on April 21, 2022 by Jarrod Boyle

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What are your thoughts on M as a mythological figure?

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Miyamoto Musashi Versus Cameron Quinn: A Book of Five Rings

Posted in kyokushin karate, Martial Arts, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 12, 2022 by Jarrod Boyle

Shihan Cameron Quinn is, by the standards of ‘Theme Park…’, a luminary. He began training in Kyokushin Karate in 1971 and lived in Japan in 1976, studying Japanese and training at the Kyokushin Honbu dojo in Tokyo under Kyokushin founder, Mas Oyama.

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Story of O

Posted in Pornography, Reading with tags , , , , , , , on September 14, 2011 by Jarrod Boyle

“…for as a matter of principle he was participating in whatever might be demanded of or inflicted on her, and that it was he who possessed and enjoyed her through those into whose hands she had been given, by the simple fact he had given her to them. She must greet them and submit to them with the same respect with which she greeted him, as though they were so many reflections of him. Thus he would possess her as a god possesses his creatures, who he lays hold of in the guise of a monster or a bird, of an invisible spirit or a state of ecstasy. He gave her only to… reclaim her enriched in his eyes, like some common object which had been used for some divine purpose and has thus been consecrated.”

Story of O, P.31.

There is a special category of books I love into which Story of O falls, along with Hubert Selby Junior’s Last Exit to Brooklyn. These are books I HATED the first time I read them, went away and thought about, re-read and then discovered they had completely rewrought the way I thought. As books, they actually pushed me out of one phase of psychological maturity and into another. Continue reading

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