The Arena
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The Arena

Fighting Change Philosophically

Neil Postman’s Loving Resistance Fighter

Since closing my martial arts academy, I’ve found various ways to stay on the mat, including visiting other gyms and helping coach my daughter’s middle school wrestling team. It’s been a bit of a change of pace from teaching several nights a week, but I have enjoyed the different atmospheres.



The purpose of The Arena is to provide a space for philosophers and fighters to offer advice for the rest of us. Stop here to learn how martial arts and combat parallel the struggles of life.

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Joshua Clements

Writer, Martial Artist, and student of Philosophy and Communication. You can see more of my work at and