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Old 11-25-2006, 04:01 PM   #268
Cady Goldfield
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 939
Re: Aikido: The learning of natural movement

It's never about the other guy... it's all about -you-. So, there is never really an opponent. When someone else's energy comes your way in the form of an attack, you enter it whole-heartedly and make it yours. There is never a time at which you are resisting the other person. You are just doing what the zen monk asked of the hotdog vendor: make you one with everything.
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