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Old 05-26-2005, 02:16 AM   #21
Pauliina Lievonen
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Re: Poll: Should spirituality play a part in an aikido curriculum?

Are you using the above example of Ueshiba as an example of a lack of spirituality, Si? I don't see it.

I don't think it's necessary to equate spirituality wih gentleness.

BTW I'm always a bit confused by the word as well, it can be translated into Finnish with two different words one of which has more of a "mental" flavor and the other a "religious" one, so I never know quite what English speaking people mean...

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