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Old 05-09-2004, 06:14 PM   #9
JohnnyBA
Dojo: American Aikido Institute
Location: Chicago, IL
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Re: Aikido and Samurai: a few questions

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Jordan Steele wrote:
...I doubt any true Samurai learned Aikido. And besides, Samurai fought for their lives, not spiritual enlightenment.
I'm sorry, maybe I misread your statement, but are you actually implying that O'Sensei did not fight to defend himself and save his life, but simply trained solely for spiritual enlightenment?
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