06-18-2007, 12:54 PM
Posted 2007-06-18 11:50:31 by Jun Akiyama
News URL: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2007%5c05%5c31%5cstory_31-5-2007_pg2_16
Here's an article entitled "Martial Art Takes Wrist-Snapping Path to Harmony" (http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2007%5C05%5C31%5Cstory_31-5-2007_pg2_16) which presents some interesting thoughts about aikido including, "as fierce as the Japanese martial art of aikido can sometimes appear, its defining mission still mirrors that of bikini-clad beauty queens: world peace", "'Steven Seagal is like a PR man,' laughed 70 year-old aikido instructor Masatake Fujita", and "it’s a martial art but the objective is to be in harmony with your opponent – not to strike him down. But if you had a knife and gave me no option..."
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