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Old 06-05-2012, 10:45 PM   #345
Chris Li
 
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Re: Spiritual and i/p

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Hugh Beyer wrote: View Post
Not sure what the "ha, ha" signifies here, but it's a very good point. The senior instructor at Hombu, the guy who opened up the Americas to Aikido, the guy with major high-level certification from O-Sensei himself walks away from the name and the history and gives his new organization a different formal name.

I think there's a level of humility and, I don't know, recognition of the facts on the ground about this that I find admirable.
Hmm...one word that never came to mind when I thought of Koichi Tohei was humility.

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Chris