james bennington wrote:
I do see a few aikidoka who seem to not share my views and think aikido is some sort of spiritual endeavor, and that's cool, but I don't see it that way. It might indirectly happen, but it's on a subconscious level.
Where do you place O`Sensei in your definition of Aikido? By all reports and the books we have that contain his words, he rarely spoke of issues other than that of a spiritual nature.