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Old 02-09-2004, 07:07 AM   #12
Chad Sloman
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Dojo: Aikido of West Florida, Pensacola, FL
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I'm not sure what this question is asking either, but....

if we mean faith as in trust, then I think trust is very important in aikido, trust in our partners, trust in our sensei, etc...

but if we mean faith as in religious faith, then I don't think that it has anything to do with it. Aikido can be practiced without regard to western or eastern orthodoxy (or orthopraxy for Islam). I can be atheistic, agnostic, or believe in my "taco bell burrito god", and still practice aikido just the same.

Last edited by Chad Sloman : 02-09-2004 at 07:12 AM.

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