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Old 10-18-2012, 12:57 AM   #12
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Re: Aikido, the Hippie Martial Art

Janet Rosen wrote: View Post
I have never considered myself "new age" having no patience with self absorbed "seekers," metaphysical bs, playing with crystals or listening to awful noodling music...but dang it I'm an old hippie and last time I checked I was "doing aikido."
Janet, you're obviously koryu, and not gendai

The founder was a hippy, at least when he got older IMO. And what's so bad about being a hippy anyway? It"s not like they started wars or anything. And is hippy spelled with a "y" or an "ie"?
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