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Gary, why did you quote me as a springboard for your thoughts? I was responding to the following statement from Chris Li:
"Well, there's nothing wrong with the Aikido world today, nobody's said that."
Apparently he felt that my response ("Um, really?") was "sarcasm". It was not. I don't know why on earth he would think that it was, or what strange interpretation you're making to call it "rancor", but it seems like you're both off in some direction all your own. Have fun with it, but don't mischaracterize honest disbelief at an astonishing statement as "rancor".