Is it appropriate for a person to think of him- or herself as a warrior? This article explains that if a warrior is defined as a person who is an exceptional fighter, but who commits despicable acts, then the answer is no. However, if one defines a warrior as one who adheres to the high standards of the Budo Charter, then the conclusion is a requisite.
SOURCE: Journal of Asian Martial Arts, Vol. 19 No. 1 (2010): 6 pages.