David Orange wrote:
The moral is that nature is stronger than second nature. Everything in every human martial art comes from reflexes that a baby exhibits when he learns to stand and walk. It's all right there. Everything else is just refinement of those basic abilities.
David, assuming that this is true, what would be the consequences for the way you or I should train in aikido? Does a student who makes this premise as a foundation of his practice learn to do better aikido?