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Old 05-24-2012, 12:22 PM   #12
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Re: Why Have Martial Arts Demonstrations?

Thank you Francis. That is a very interesting point about O Sensei and Satsujinken and Katsujinken - the sword that kills and the sword that gives life. O Sensei didn't seem to mind giving demonstrations and perhaps you have hit on the reason. Bushi no nasake - the compassion of a warrior.

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