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Old 08-14-2007, 02:40 PM   #16
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Re: What makes Aikido aikido (to you)?

Budd Yuhasz wrote: View Post
I think part of the issue as well is who has what at stake based on their definition of aikido being the correct one . . .
Insightful. If one applies aikido to their philosophy of life, it can be threatening to have that foundation disrupted. Personally I find it uncomfortable, but refreshing when some error is pointed out in my beliefs and understandings that require me to rethink any inconsistencies.

Though, personally, I like what Mark and Tarik have said.
Now you're just being nice.


Tarik Ghbeish
Jiyūshin-ryū AikiBudō - Iwae Dojo

MASAKATSU AGATSU -- "The true victory of self-mastery."
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