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Old 10-30-2012, 02:24 PM   #33
Conrad Gus
 
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Re: Ueshiba the monomaniac?

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Mark Murray wrote: View Post
For example, some top athletes are nice while other top athletes are cruel and obnoxious. Both sets are driven to becoming top athletes. Having this obs/comp/driven/whatever behavior to become powerful and budo strong doesn't equate to being a nice or not nice individual.

Separate from that is whether or not IP/aiki changed their personalities in the area of nice/not-nice, but that's another thread topic.
Mark
I agree with you on both points.

Also, thanks for the "numbers" clarification. Every time I try to re-iterate this "worldview" back I get better clarifications from people like yourself. Not the topic for this thread though, so I won't get into it here.

Conrad
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