Thread: Verbal Aikido
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Old 06-17-2009, 12:27 PM   #33
Taj Mikel
Dojo: Aikido Institute of New Mexico
Location: Albuquerque
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 20
Re: Verbal Aikido

John Matsushima wrote: View Post
Don't judge,
don't attack
be compassionate
don't be defensive
don't be aggresive
don't strive to win
don't seek to manipulate or control
don't think of the other as your enemy, even though they oppose you
be open and inviting
have an open heart

These are aiki principles which i think apply well in turning an "argument' into a "discussion".
Dude, wickedly stated, thanks

-Ty A. Knight
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