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Old 01-07-2009, 04:20 AM   #3
kalmen
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Re: Why do we bow in Aikido?

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Devin Hammer wrote: View Post
Many of the things we say and do have origins that today would seem inappropriate, offensive, politically incorrect, or in conflict with our religions. Whatever it is, in the dojo or out, what matters is the meaning we give it now - not what it meant to a culture that no longer exists.
That is really well said. Thank you. I'm really interested in the discussions that will come up within this thread.
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