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Old 05-30-2010, 11:36 AM   #74
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Re: The purpose of Aikido?

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Nicholas Eschenbruch wrote: View Post
which would open up a - probably very individual, possibly very complex - world of insights and understandings. Is that what K. Ueshiba means as well, and does not want to discuss?
Perhaps it was his way of pointing to the individualized nature of insight? Insight doesn't seem like something which can be transmitted so much as hinted at (particularly the more complex insights), leaving the discovery and determination almost entirely in the hands of the student.

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