Killer moves


I was studying Japanese kanji today, and I learnt some interesting words.

  • 即戦力 (そくせんりょく)

    1. ready fire-power; battle-ready forces; immediate asset (to a team or firm); someone who can be an immediately effective player or worker​ *Business term, Sports term*

  • 必殺技 (ひっさつわざ)

    1. killer technique; surefire assassination method
    2. special or lethal move, usu. one unique to a certain fighter or fighting style
    *​Martial arts term*

Randomly, I remembered the following phrase from Epictetus, and decided that I will use it as a personal killer-move against people that annoy me from now on.

“Ψυχάριον εἶ βαστάζον νεκρόν, ὡς Ἐπίκτητος ἔλεγεν.”

Translation: “You are not but a tiny soul carrying a dead person”
Regarding: Vanity and nothingness

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