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Old 04-03-2002, 06:36 PM   #24
PeterR
 
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I'm getting from a lot of the posts a fealing that the journey is all important - a view I share.

However, lets say the pill got us up to let's say Shodan level - what then. Personally I do not equate mastery of technique with mastery of Aikido in that the internalization and spontanious generation (takemasu) are more than the sum of techniques.

Human lives being finite I would rather spend my time working at the higher levels than grubbing around in the dirt.

Peter Rehse Shodokan Aikido
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