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Old 12-09-2008, 08:47 AM   #25
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Re: Why did O'Sensei create aikido?

Not necessarily meaning in a religious context.
...but you used it in a religious context. If Ueshiba's spirituality became more profound and influential, due to the nuclear devastation, it is a religious context. Ambiguity is paramount in the professing of faith. God's work? While I never doubt ones' faith, I am critical of how it is used to manipulate and covet.
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