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Old 09-27-2011, 02:37 AM   #40
Tim Ruijs
 
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Re: Spiritual Power

A waterfall has no intend at all. It just is. It moves according to the natural laws (gravity, friction, collision, etc).

In a conflict situation I can justify this approach (i.e. be without intend) to balance out, create common ground and hopefully resolve the situation. But in normal situations...I am not so sure.

Spiritual power is joy, determination, self reflection/awareness (also see recent column als Lynn Seiser) and compassion.

In a real fight:
* If you make a bad decision, you die.
* If you don't decide anything, you die.
Aikido teaches you how to decide.
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