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Old 01-06-2011, 06:12 AM   #8
Josh Reyer
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Re: Aikido Solution to a Cultural Collision

On the other hand, from a Japanese perspective it would be absurd to have me or the translator sit the closest to shomen.
I disagree. Although I do think this is a great example of conflict avoidance.

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The lyf so short, the crafte so longe to lerne,
Th'assay so harde, so sharpe the conquerynge...
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