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Old 03-23-2013, 12:42 PM   #54
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Re: Aikido Predator Mindset

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Robert M Watson Jr wrote: View Post
100% organic and natural. All perfectly normal and in total alignment with the will of the kami. Fully imbrued with nobility. I see it all around. Different strokes ...
I see...The will of the Kami must then also be aligned with Thugs, Rapists, and Brutal Dictators because you know...They just expressing Nature and the role we play in harmony with it as predators.

William Hazen

Hint: The way O'Sensei and Shoji Nishio expressed their understanding of Kami was to give the world Aikido and I don't remember the "predator/prey" part of that paradigm except...Well you know...the fact we're supposed look at the world of conflict and resolution a bit differently?
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