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AikiWeb System 02-16-2010 10:50 AM

Aikido, George Lucas, Star Wars, Ki and The Force
 
Posted 2010-02-12 20:20:11 by Dunken Francis
News URL: http://aikidoforbeginners.blogspot.c...do-ki-and.html

In a follow on from an earlier article, a detailed account on how George Lucas drew heavily upon Aikido ethics and principles when creating his Star Wars Jedi folklore and characterisation.

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danielajames 02-16-2010 07:43 PM

Re: Aikido, George Lucas, Star Wars, Ki and The Force
 
Nice to see a summary of the starwars - aiki relationship all in one place. Thanks Dunken. There is a story bandied about aikido circles downunder of a teacher in the US that resembled Yoda and on who the character was based on? Can anyone shed any light

best,
dan

crbateman 02-19-2010 12:14 PM

Re: Aikido, George Lucas, Star Wars, Ki and The Force
 
Quote:

Daniel James wrote: (Post 252556)
There is a story bandied about aikido circles downunder of a teacher in the US that resembled Yoda and on who the character was based on? Can anyone shed any light

ROFL! I'm not sayin'... :D

danielajames 02-21-2010 04:55 PM

Re: Aikido, George Lucas, Star Wars, Ki and The Force
 
Thats just begging for a bit more information, hint or a koen ... help us you can


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