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Old 09-25-2005, 01:31 PM   #6
Dojo: Messores Sensei (Largo, Fl.)
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Re: The Original Meaning of Aikido

Dirk Hanss wrote:
the Japanese languages has many homophones....But you all can find better examples, it can also be "a i ki do". And this is the humor section, so feel free for brain storming.
Not a funny re-post here, but actually, the way the founder--and a long line of religious texts and people--used puns, is just like this. But they come with an agenda and so selectively choose which meanings they like leaving wielders of Mr. Occam's razor apoplectic at the arbitrariness of their associations. Mysticism is a dirty word in science.

Don J. Modesto
St. Petersburg, Florida
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