Light is both a wave and a particle.

Posted Fri Jun 16, 2006, 23:33 PM by Tracy

The other night in class we practiced a game called Advantage. A sort of sparring plus. The idea is to not only score points but to sweep out or lock out the opponent – gain the advantage.

As we were sparring I realized that I was just thinking in terms of individual strikes and kicks. Light as particles.

In order to move into position to gain the advantage, I would have to move smoothly, hooking into my opponents energy to fill in the gaps. Light as a wave.

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