Social martial arts is training oneself to become unflappable through awareness, conditioned responses, and mindfulness. This is a project I am having to construct for myself, because it wasn’t given to me growing up, but it will be stronger because I’m working on it thoughtfully and from scratch.

— Asher's Maxim 564

Asher Black

Asher Black is a former literary and review editor who writes, thinks, reads, listens, and is interested in the interior darkness of the soul.

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