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Old 10-20-2000, 09:49 AM   #1
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Dojo: University of Ulster, Coleriane
Location: Northern Ireland
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Do you think that an intrinsic and necessary part of good aikido practise is learning to accept death? Do you think this is over-hyped from the japanese 'kamikaze' and honour driven psychology, or do you think that to enter fully into technique (and combat) acceptance of death is necessary. Can any of you illustrate this point or tell me whether you think about this as much as I do? (To me it seems a fundamental aspect of my buddhist beliefs, but it is very hard to really grasp it in practise).
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