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Old 06-14-2005, 01:30 PM   #291
Ron Tisdale
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Re: Aikido minus mysticism: a step forward

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People have different reasons for training. Not all of them want to become 'Little Ueshibas'. Some people are perfectly happy with their own culture, tradition, and spiritual/religious beliefs.
Yep. And some of those same people also prefer to study a japanese martial art presented in something akin to its actual context. Without becoming 'little Ueshibas'. Sometimes that gets someone's knickers in a twist. Oh well...

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RT

Ron Tisdale
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