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Old 05-15-2014, 05:10 PM   #22
Janet Rosen
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Re: How To Make Friends With Aikido

Excellent points. There is a world of difference between "applying aikido in daily life" - like "verbal aikido" or paraverbal techniques - to deal with workplace or family conflict and actually using physical technique with a real attacker. The latter become a friend? Not in my world. I can choose not to create an image of the person as The Enemy, I can choose not to hate, but certainly wouldn't embrace as a friend.

Janet Rosen
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