Ian Dodkins wrote:
I think you are wanting to get something off your chest - just come straight out with it!
Nope, just thinking about the state of aikido and hoping to get other people thinking, too. I've just noted this phenomena in the martial arts - not only in aikido.
I'm hoping, too, to be made to think by return posts, which I have found to be the case already as I read what others have written.