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Old 01-04-2009, 07:19 AM   #69
Joe McParland
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Re: Effectiveness of Aikido in a combat situation

William Hazen wrote: View Post
To expect Aikido to be the end all be all and to change the world is folly...What we really need to do is use it to change ourselves.
Maybe before aikido (or surfing, or jumping out of planes, or zazen, or ...), changing the world and changing yourself are different...