|The sword wielding samurai is a well known image in
the west. A samurai is a fearsome fighter, with a strict code of action,
and displays the utmost loyalty, willing to fall on his sword rather
than accept the shame of defeat or being dishonored. Or that is how
the main story goes anyway. The history of the samurai and the relevence
of samurai values in the world today is an interesting topic, rich
in possibilities. For a starter here are a couple ideas and quotes
to explore and spark the imagination.