Nick Simpson wrote:
'I'm just pointing out that the likely end result of you defending yourself with Aikido will be bouncing someone with no knowlege of ukemi off an unmatted surface, or you ending up with someones arm twisted in such a way as to cause a substantial ammount of pain, potentially even to the point where something gets broken or dislocated.'
That doesnt make 'aikido' brutal. But I see what you were trying to say.
Harmony may not be nice just "harmony", I am 100% with you on your call