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Old 05-23-2014, 06:49 AM   #1
GMaroda
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Aiki-math

If you're not at 100% just remember, Aikido is 90% atemi.

So you only need to be at 10% to be at 100% Aikido!
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Old 05-23-2014, 07:40 AM   #2
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If you're not at 100% just remember, Aikido is 90% atemi.

So you only need to be at 10% to be at 100% Aikido!
your math is a bit off. from the aikido purity (sort of like virgin) thread, we came to the conclusion that only O Sensei had it at 100% pure. the rest of us is somewhere a lot less. i understand that this sort of higher function math is rather complicated. i would suggest that we switch to differential calculus instead as it would be a lot simplier to approximate the purity as we get closer to infinity. which is the model of heaven and earth with us, aikidorks, somewhere in between.

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Old 05-23-2014, 08:33 AM   #3
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your math is a bit off. from the aikido purity (sort of like virgin) thread, we came to the conclusion that only O Sensei had it at 100% pure. the rest of us is somewhere a lot less. i understand that this sort of higher function math is rather complicated. i would suggest that we switch to differential calculus instead as it would be a lot simplier to approximate the purity as we get closer to infinity. which is the model of heaven and earth with us, aikidorks, somewhere in between.
But differential calculus was not around at the time for O'Sensei to use. I suggest we use an abacus.

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Old 05-23-2014, 09:08 AM   #4
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But differential calculus was not around at the time for O'Sensei to use. I suggest we use an abacus.

dps
Bah, I have computers to do my math for me!

http://www.alcula.com/soroban.php

See!?
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Old 05-24-2014, 09:53 AM   #5
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But differential calculus was not around at the time for O'Sensei to use. I suggest we use an abacus.

dps
O'Sensei must've been really really really old when he died. I'll have to go back to scratching marks on rocks with harder rocks to calculate his age then.....

I actually have the next 4 month to review my calc. I should maybe look at diffEQs a bit, too. And thermo. What have I done to myself?
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Old 05-24-2014, 10:42 AM   #6
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O'Sensei must've been really really really old when he died. I'll have to go back to scratching marks on rocks with harder rocks to calculate his age then.....

I actually have the next 4 month to review my calc. I should maybe look at diffEQs a bit, too. And thermo. What have I done to myself?
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