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Old 09-25-2009, 01:26 AM   #17
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Re: Objecting to "Traditional Respect"

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John Matsushima wrote: View Post
I always wondered about how some people can call bowing a form of respect, but not trust the person enough to take their eyes off of them for even a second. To me, if you don't trust someone even that much, you can't say you respect them at the same time. If you think someone might attack you, then why bow to them???
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