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Old 08-04-2009, 07:58 AM   #167
ruthmc
Dojo: Wokingham Aikido
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Re: Religious Restrictions on Training

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Alejandro Villanueva wrote: View Post
It's not about understanding. It's about faith.
Faith in what? That a bunch of outdated restrictions are relevant in modern society? (and I include the lifetime of O Sensei as modern, because he had no such restrictions)

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Alejandro Villanueva wrote: View Post
t's not about why my friend is in a wheelchair. It's about he IS. You can argue ad infinitum, if someone is handicapped you will not change it. No matter what.
Your friend in the wheelchair isn't there by choice. Those who chose to adopt religious restrictions DO have a choice.

Unless of course you live in a country where you get flogged for choosing...
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