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Old 03-08-2004, 07:22 AM   #13
Edward
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Peter Rehse (PeterR) wrote:
I voted no.

It may help you realize certain goals but a good person will remain good and a bad person will not be transformed into something different. The core remains.
Hi Peter,

I would rather say that aikido makes a good person even better, and turns bad persons into monsters

In some persons aikido seems to cultivate humility and humane qualities while in others it seems to exacerbate their greed, megalomania and lust for power.

I can give many examples of the second category.

Cheers,

Edward
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