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Old 06-27-2011, 07:53 AM   #49
RonRagusa
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Re: What Is Your Frame Of Reference For Understanding Aikido?

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Dan Harden wrote: View Post
Aiki is living free in the world. Ueshiba caught his part of the vision, and all people do is try to copy his vision, that they can never have, instead of walking free.
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Dan Harden wrote:
In the fullness of time these "make aikido your own" statements should be challenged by taking them to their logical conclusion.
Hi Dan -

So which is it? Do we make Aikido our own, "live free in the world", or should we recreate Ueshiba's vision in all its detail in order that we may be able to do "his Aikido"?

Best,

Ron

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