I just saw this scene on the first episode of Season 2 of Longmire. I felt that way once or twice in Alaska, but never did what Vic did in the second image, or what she tried immediately after that.
Zachary: I ran into one of my brother’s work buddies, he introduced me to Tai Chi. It saved me.
Longmire: How so?
Zachary: I like to put it like this ... I went to church a lot as a kid, and we were always taught to love our enemies. Tai Chi taught me something new — to love the enemy inside me, as well. So I don’t look at peace as the absence of conflict any more. I see it as the acceptance of conflict.
(From the tv series Longmire)
Walt: “Cheyenne man who lives in the area. Cheyenne call him a ‘Contrary Warrior.’ He does the opposite of what you expect.”
Deputy Moretti: “Why?”
Walt: “The whole idea is to force people out of their comfort zones, make them examine their beliefs.”
Deputy: “That’s annoying.”
(This is some fun writing from Season 1 of Longmire. Sometimes friends have to be brutally honest with each other, and maybe fight a little.)
Walt is working on a case involving a a hotshot cattle prod, and sets it down on Henry’s bar counter.
Walt: “I need you to shock me.”
“I need you to use that hotshot on me.”
“No,” Henry says as he keeps working behind the bar.
“It is insane. Stop it.”
“Stop what? I’m just trying to solve a crime.”