I don't get it...
Most (77%) of those who answered this poll said that "actively applying..." was very, or critically important to them.
Why then do most aikido dojos practice in a way that almost completely ignores this aspect, and expect some kind of magical crossover to happen, from the dojo to Real Life tm?
Then again, 9 out of 10 cats prefered whiskers; as opposed to having them chopped off by Mark in a bad mood, but it didn't do them any good
If you would like to know more about applied aikido then I highly recommend:
PS - No cats really or otherwise were hurt in the production of this e-mail (I kill them too quickly for pain)