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Old 10-15-2008, 11:02 PM   #15
Joe McParland
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Re: Acceptable Aikido Vices?

Sy Labthavikul wrote: View Post
Thats all very fine for that one, brief moment. But I think that, after that blade has fallen, and if you have survived and resolved that encounter and can go on to the longer moments of your life when the blade ISN'T falling, if you don't give those concepts a single thought, then was surviving that falling blade really worthwhile?
At what moment is the blade not falling?

Every moment is that moment. That is life.

If someday we meet, I am hopeful I will smile---rather than think I should smile

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