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Old 09-16-2004, 06:36 PM   #11
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Dojo: Seiwa Dojo and Southside Dojo
Location: Battle Creek & Kalamazoo, MI
Join Date: Feb 2002
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Re: Is "Aikidoiain" welcome here or not?

Iain Smith wrote:
Boy you really know how to make me even more unhappy.
I'm sure this'll sound mean but it's really not meant that way. It's not anybody else's responsibility to make you happy. It's your responsibility to be happy.

Iain Smith wrote:
Many members have treated me with a modicum of respect - for that I feel humble.
Ahhh, focus on them. Ignore the others.



p.s. Tell yourself "at least I'm not on fire"....seems to work for me

"A pacifist is not really a pacifist if he is unable to make a choice between violence and non-violence. A true pacifist is able to kill or maim in the blink of an eye, but at the moment of impending destruction of the enemy he chooses non-violence."
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