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Old 01-05-2009, 08:59 AM   #115
jennifer paige smith
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Re: Effectiveness of Aikido in a combat situation

Mark Peckett wrote: View Post
Perhaps changing the world requires arrogance and changing yourself needs humility.
"Anyone who strives too far from the majority or the conventional wisdom is bound to be labeled "arrogant," or "a maverick," "a wildman," "weird," or even "crazy."" ~ Dr. John Eliot from Overachievement

Perhaps a little of both makes for good stew. Irimi and Tenkan, as it were.

Jennifer Paige Smith
Confluence Aikido Systems