How? It seems people are sharing/defending their different understanding of aikido.
I think there's a difference between "sharing/defending" and bickering. But perhaps it's all in the eye of the beholder.
My own perspective is that I'm not a theoretician, and I have to be able to do it before I'm going to understand it...not the other way around. And that, even at that point, I don't need
a philosophical or theoretical framework to put it in. Maybe that's nice, but it's not necessary, and sometimes even detrimental.