3)Only rants like this, and collusive attacking and belittling give me the idea that maybe I do 'know' more than some here.
Interesting. I genuinely hope your general (outside of aikido) learning method is different from this attitude. If not, I assume had you thought 2+2=3 or some other such absurdity and you posted to various math websites proclaiming your new truth, the responses you receive would no doubt increase your resolve.
Good day! Enjoy your "truth".