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Old 04-01-2011, 12:31 PM   #24
Nicholas Eschenbruch
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Re: Zen in the Art of Aikido

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Niall Matthews wrote: View Post

Nicholas it's a simple universal practical approach which would have been recognizable to Soho Takuan 400 years ago. Phil Jackson employs similar simple practical techniques from zen in his coaching and he is the most successful NBA coach ever. So they work. It's not just theoretical. And I don't think the LA Lakers need to worry about twentieth century political dogma.
Hi Niall,
I am unconcerned about the success of the Lakers
and as I said meant no disrespect.

The points I brought up have been of some concern for practitioners who are interested in the dharma in the modern world. That's why I mentioned them. The point is more ethical and practical than theoretical. Since it does not interest you, let's not belabour it.

All the best!
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