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Old 11-23-2011, 08:07 PM   #29
Gorgeous George
Join Date: Sep 2009
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United Kingdom
Re: Violence and Aikido

Kevin Leavitt wrote: View Post
"The history of peacemaking far outstrips the history of wars by number and victory. Those who do not see this do not see what Ueshiba was saying either in my opinion. But then again how can many understand such enlightened views when they are not. "

Please explain this further and quantify it, because I really do not understand it. I see it the other way around. the Majority of peacemaking situations have followed periods of war and the war certainly influenced and dictated the terms of peace and reconciliation.
I'm also shocked at how he claims that he's enlightened, and so understands what O'sensei said.
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