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Old 06-07-2005, 06:45 PM   #19
Dojo: Messores Sensei (Largo, Fl.)
Location: Florida
Join Date: Mar 2001
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Re: Aikido minus mysticism: a step forward

Keith Kolb wrote:
"Mysticism is an integral part of Aikido."

Jun Akiyama wrote:
That's an interesting statement, one with which I'm not too sure if I personally agree.
There's always that infinite regress, "What is aikido?"

But I think mysticism was the air the founder breathed and so an integral part of aikido. Interested in your take, Jun.

Don J. Modesto
St. Petersburg, Florida
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