Re: Love, Ego, and Learning
Not to be pedantic or argumentative in any way but..
Love and or Ego won't suffice in the domain of conflict. Only workable well drilled and pressure tested waza.
Now, if we're talking only about the philosophical nature of aikido then fair enough however; and, with absolute and due respect to people reading this thread don't mix ideological/philosophical thinking with the concept that training with that as a primary mode of learning will provide you with the means to deal with a determined adversary, because it won't.