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Old 03-03-2013, 06:27 PM   #51
graham christian
Dojo: golden center aikido-highgate
Location: london
Join Date: Oct 2010
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Re: Ki and "Connective Tissue"

Benjamin Edelen wrote: View Post
Why would you not just thank Brett and David for sharing their knowledge? How will we develop skill if we cannot acknowledge our mistakes? Instruction is often a hard pill to swallow, but it is rarely without value.
I thank him for doing so. I thank anyone for doing so. I thank another if I think they are right or if IO think not. I thank you for your view too.

But sorry, if anyone believes a kanji means the words it can mean equals those words have thus the same meaning then I disagree.

Kanji or any written form is a symbol representing. It is not the source.

When overseeing someone working in a chocolate factory I may tell them to box the chocolates. When supervising a boxer who is losing the plot in a contest I may tell him to box not fight.

Box means packing into a box and box means to exercise the skills of boxing. One symbol, two meanings. Two meanings do not equal each other. Only when we know this can we start looking at the two meanings independantly and not think they are the same. A fault of some who mistranslate.

Anyway, that's all from me on that for it's off topic now.

I would like to know though what heart means in relation to IP though.

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