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Old 12-14-2008, 08:28 AM   #254
jennifer paige smith
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Re: The continued Evolution of Aikido

Joe McParland wrote: View Post
You have been cynical with me about this point before, Jen

Somewhere on the internet, Clarence says that aikido must be this way or it will die. Somewhere in each hombu dojo, there's probably someone saying that aikido must be that way or it will die. All the mats are getting dusty
Geeze Joe, Yeah,yeah,yeah...I read what has been written.blah,blah,blah you've said it before..See now that's me being cynical .

But the above statement wasn't [i]about you or directed toward you. I was joining with your thought and adding a visual. I can see how you might have made the mistake. Please read it again with what I'm telling you in mind.

Jennifer Paige Smith
Confluence Aikido Systems