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Old 12-18-2012, 01:01 PM   #2
Location: Massachusetts
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 3,181
Re: Aikido Isn't Bullshit

One solution is to not volunteer the fact that you train, or get into discussions about it unless someone seems sincerely interested. Think of it like stamp-collecting: why would they care? It's not their thing, so why would you expect them to understand it, or why it matters to you? I don't think that hardcore stamp-collectors get upset because 99.999% of the people they encounter don't get stamp-collecting. They don't "have to face these misperceptions all the time", and neither do we, as long as we keep it to ourselves.
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