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Old 12-03-2012, 10:48 PM   #294
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Re: Is aiki a clash of forces?

Erick Mead wrote:
I really don't think Sagawa was intentionally holding back the "secret knowledge.. I think he was one of those that "got it" in perceiving the manner of action -- but he was not well-able to describe for his own students what exactly he was doing.
Lorel Latorilla wrote: View Post
Sagawa was intentionally holding back knowledge.He even admitted it himself.
At first reading both statements seem mutually exclusive. However, there is a way for both views to be consistent if one considers that maybe Sagawa stated that he purposely held back knowledge because he didn't want to admit that he lacked the ability to clearly describe what he was doing.


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