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Old 11-03-2003, 05:42 AM   #3
Bryant Pierpont
Dojo: Yoshinkan Hombu Dojo
Location: Tokyo
Join Date: Sep 2002
Posts: 12
I agree. Aikido seeks to minimize violence but does not require or encourage the person being attacked to "just stand there". Probably badly misquoting Saotome-sensei, he wrote that allowing either the attacker or the person attacked to suffer injury creates the same bad karma.


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