A strong connection to someone I never knew personally, is a fantasy at best. That is not to say that I don't feel connected to his mission; I do, and have felt it an honor to be in the role of an aikido missionary. I hope this poll will give everyone good reflections.
Yes, but W.W.O.S.D.? (What Would O Sensei Do?)
Seriously, I concur with Mark. I never met the man, but I feel VERY connected to his legacy. I don't know how/if I'll answer this one.