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Old 11-09-2006, 12:15 AM   #16
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 51
Re: Poll: Does aikido contain an ethical code for you to follow?

Erick Mead wrote:
More or less.

Lawyer. Third generation lawyer. Of Irish extraction. Need I say more?

I was between phone calls -- I would have made it shorter, but I did not have the time...

I train so I can, occasionally, shut up and stop thinking ...
A lawyer with a code of ethics?!? Give me a break. (just bustin your chops Eric)

And I dont buy into the whole "aikido is your ethic" stuff. Sorting out normative ethics is a genuine pain in the arse, and I would rather do other stuff (like train, drink beer, play music, drive my motorcycle fast around sharp corners, cause a ruckus, etc.) than worry about "right action" or whatever you want to call it. Aikido is difficult enough without throwing the whole "this is how you ought to treat each other" stuff in.

Last edited by hapkidoike : 11-09-2006 at 12:17 AM. Reason: spelled a word wrong
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