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Martial Virtues: Lessons in Wisdom, Courage, and Compassion from the World's Greatest Warriors Hardcover – January 10, 2010
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Dr. Hackney approaches the subject in the manner that a scientist would approach his science experiment. He researched the different warrior cultures from both the Western world and the Eastern world and systematically listed the martial virtues from the different warrior cultures, after which he cross-referenced his findings to see exactly which virtues these cultures had in common. In the third chapter, he list these virtues by philosophy or specific culture. You will find these lists extremely interesting if you are like me and love to explore the wisdom and character traits which compose the true warrior. As those who have read my books already know, I have argued many times that someone is not a true warrior if he or she lack the necessary character traits which truly make one a superior human being. Martial Virtues proves that warrior cultures throughout the ages have shared my belief and he proves it in a systematic way with many primary sources. Dr.Read more ›
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well researched , well written but rather dry. He leads the reader into overviews of others research which has merit but is not terribly engagingPublished on March 9, 2014 by Jwhite
Having read this tome by accident I decided to travel down 611 into north Philly and tell those losers a thing or two.
I cannot recommend this course of action.