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Old 11-09-2012, 07:37 PM   #56
Cady Goldfield
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 940
Re: The Fear of Power

Power is not always an aggressive negative. That's how so many people interpret it -- as something completely "yang/yo." It is not. Power is simply a tool. When you know what the power of aiki is, then there is nothing to fear. It's all in how you choose to use it. Aiki can be a gentle power to deflect violence; it is not violence itself.

I see the point as being this: that having the tool -- power -- means having more choices than not having the tool.
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