In America, and unlike prior to present conditions, No One is training under conditions of warring and feudal states or roaming bands of murderous thieves and bandits....we live in a country where such things have been reduced to their most minimal and lawful regulation...this meaning that we have a police force and a society that however incompetently done, we do their best to be lawful citizens.
All such martial arts training are passed on according to the Zeitgeist of our time and location in America; so the training under threat of loss of life at any turn or corner is unknown to many not in war zones.
Thus it has the form it has Today.
So What Is Going On Now?
We injure each other with the same mindset we had before training in martial arts by simply giving it the peer support and group association we lacked before.
Look at the results glamorized today;
Yes, improvement all right....in the worse direction and application in the most unwise way.
YES...IT IS... I...TALKING