In part of my effort to become a superhero, I'm studying Ninja Kung Fu Kickboxing. I study at the Lazy Kung Fu Dojo, a culturally appropriative mixed-media "hybrid vigor" Post-Kung Fu school. Their instruction seems to consist of nothing but glib, enigmatic and contradictory statements. We learn kung fu by pondering them. The kung fu outfits are very authentic-looking.
Our first lesson is to contemplate the following: "If you need to deny you're a goth, you're a goth. If you need to say you're a hacker, you're not a hacker."