After receiving such a favorable response to his book How To Defend Yourself Without Even Trying, Dr. Chitwood thought his readers would like another book written in a similar vein. People who enjoyed How to Defend Yourself Without Even Trying should like Meeting Force With Silence as well. Meeting Force With Silence discusses non-violent self-defense principles, aikido, and spiritual philosophy. Real-life personal experiences show the applications of these principles.
Topics include Karate Comedy, Party Kicks, Symbols of Power, Friendly Toughs, The Broken Arm, Everyone Needs Love, Dreams, Miracles, Non-Interference, and Humility.
Dr. Chitwood received a number of letters thanking him for writing this book. Readers told Dr. Chitwood that they liked the stories and were touched by the spirituality.
Excerpt from "Friendly Toughs":
"Just then three carloads of locals pulled up in a vacant lot about fifty yards from us."
Excerpt from "Everyone Needs Love":
"He ran up to my face, stared at me, and yelled that he was going to kill me."
Excerpt from "Dreams":
"Life is like a dream. People, events, and situations can speak to you, if you let them."
Excerpt from "Miracles":
"What I'm saying is that every situation, person, and event that comes your way in life is meaningful to your spiritual growth."
Excerpt from "Control":
"Let life move you. Allow situations to unfold naturally without your conscious interference."