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Old 10-17-2008, 01:27 AM   #29
Joe McParland
 
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Re: Acceptable Aikido Vices?

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Keith Larman wrote: View Post
You're not by any chance Sarah Palin's speech writer...
Now post #2 is appropriate:

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Keith Larman wrote: View Post
You must be kidding... What the heck does any of that have to do with Aikido in the first place?
You know, we really don't have to guess about a lot of this stuff. Consider:

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O Sensei wrote:
As soon as you concern yourself with the "good" and "bad" of your fellows, you create an opening to your heart for maliciousness to enter. Testing, competing with, and criticizing others weaken and defeat you.

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