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Old 06-16-2003, 03:35 PM   #8
John Boswell
 
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"One does not find wisdom in another's words." -James D. Chye
Since when? I've read many things, heard many speakers, listened to the lyrics of thousands of songs... and I have no doubt I've gained a great deal of wisdom over the years.

What is your definition of Wisdom?

As for Aikido being a path of enlightenment, if you consider "enlightenment" a gaining of ground in the world of wisdom and knowledge (of any subject) then yes, Aikido is a very incredible path toward enlightment.

Will it bring you to becoming "one with the universe"? Who knows? Go ask O'Sensei.

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