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  • I recently wrote about shibumi - I think grace is implicit in shibumi - in "being without the angst of becoming."

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  • While I don't expect every teacher to attain shibumi, I sure as hell expect each to understand the difference between information and learning, the difference between a capacity to spout data and the ability to find, discern, interpret, create, and communicate insight (or as my friend Larry would put it: observation, reflection, documentation, exhibition).

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  • In philosophy, where shibumi emerges as wabi, it is spiritual tranquility that is not passive; it is being without the angst of becoming.

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  • "Meaning that one must learn a great deal to arrive at shibumi?"

    10 posts from December 2009

  • In art, where the spirit of shibumi takes the form of sabi, it is elegant simplicity, it is articulate brevity.

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  • Great teachers, dare I say senseis, have attained shibumi.

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  • I, and others like me, do not believe that he ever shibumi (Soon, very soon, "Tsuru no Sugomori")

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  • To: shibumi shibumi: "I, and others like me, do not believe that he ever has our best interest at heart."

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  • To: South40; Markos33; shibumi; Slings and Arrows; JoeProBono

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  • To: Nervous Tick; shibumi; Markos33; humblegunner; Slings and Arrows;

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