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Old 07-08-2008, 10:11 PM   #25
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 138
Re: Using Daito-Ryu's Aiki Without Harm

William Hazen wrote: View Post
Only a man bent on suicide would continue attacking someone who has "technical mastery" over him.
William, it is fortunate that we live in a world in which such an illogical tactic would never be employed -- whether with 'Firearms, Nuclear Weapons ect ect ect'. If we did not, it might make 'control without harm' an unattainable goal *in the general case*. Sure, it would remain a valuable ideal (as I have stated), but I guess it would break down in cases like the ones you describe . . . which fortunately never occur.

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