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Old 12-31-2008, 08:06 PM   #4
Kevin Leavitt
 
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Re: Effectiveness of Aikido in a combat situation

Good thoughts Marlon! O'Sensei I think had a keen understanding of the balance between violence and peace. I think he taught the way he did to help us better understand and appreciate that balance. The practice of aikido really becomes a reconciliation. Have a Happy New Year!