1.0 The Quest
1.1 A Way Towards The Goal
1.2 A Day Well Lived
1.3 The Bondage of the Old Ways
1.4 Keepers of the Way
1.5 Elevating and Transforming The Entire Being
1.6 Tragedy and Malevolence
1.7 Individual Responsibility on the Quest
1.8 The Blind Guides of the Old World
1.9 Laying Down Your Life
1.10 Always Beginning
1.11 Non-Propositional Knowing
1.12 Transformation and Conformation
1.13 Harmony, Equilibrium, Right Relationship, Flow, Oneness
1.14 Beyond Forms and Techniques
1.15 Co-Creating the World
1.16 Co-Creating A Wise Right World
1.17 The Chosen Ones
1.18 All Things Helping One Another Rise
1.19 Why Philosophy?
1.20 Why Martial Arts?
1.21 Which Martial Art Is The Best?
1.22 The Universal and Eternal Way
1.23 Inexhaustible Individuals
1.24 The Beginner's Mind
How to Think About Energy Types of Energy 2.1 The Energetic Field
Sources of Energy Testing Energy
How Life Builds Itself Up The Microbiome
How to Create
How to Sustain
How to Heal
How to Destroy
How to Eat
How to Sleep
How to Walk
How to Fight
Pattern Language of Techniques: In the appendices, we will present a comprehensive Pattern Language of techniques for integrated development, combat, and healing. These techniques will be distilled into their essential principles and organized in a way that enables practitioners to understand the underlying patterns and apply them across various martial arts traditions.
Accessibility and Adaptability: The Way, as a Pattern Language, should be designed to be accessible and adaptable to diverse cultures and contexts. We will focus on universal principles and values that can be easily understood and embodied by practitioners worldwide. The techniques and practices will be presented in a manner that allows for adaptation and innovation, encouraging continuous growth and evolution.
Technology and Knowledge Transmission: In our rapidly changing world, technology plays a crucial role in disseminating knowledge and fostering global connections. We will explore innovative methods for knowledge transmission, such as online platforms, virtual reality training, and interactive learning modules, to reach a broader audience and facilitate the rapid dissemination of the Way.
Community Building and Mentorship: The global martial arts community will play a vital role in supporting and nurturing the growth of practitioners on their journey towards mastery. By fostering collaboration and exchange between martial artists of different traditions, we can create a supportive network that accelerates learning, promotes innovation, and safeguards the integrity of the Way.
Integration of Martial Arts and Spirituality: Emphasize the interconnection between martial arts and spiritual development throughout the book. By demonstrating the relevance of these ancient wisdom traditions to contemporary challenges, we can inspire practitioners to embrace the Way as a means of personal and collective transformation.