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Old 08-16-2013, 06:26 AM   #53
Bernd Lehnen
Join Date: Jan 2013
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Re: China and the Methods that Drive IP & Aiki

Cady Goldfield wrote: View Post

It is what it is. Japan is famous for taking an idea and running with it -- look what the Japanese did with cameras and automobiles -- and integrating it into its culture.

The knowledge, in Japan, perhaps became proprietary as a result, and that would explain why it's such a "novel concept" to all but another relative few folks today.
Yes, even electricity has become integrated as sort of "Ki" ( ) via the compound- expression "denki".

the two nations were neighbors separated only by water that was navigable by ship, and it even further decreases any possibility that aiki/IP could be uniquely Japanese, with China and its powerful internal method right next door.
Perhaps comparable to the British Isles.

Insularity doesn't necessarily lead to singularity-myths.
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