This is my favourite philosophical story from Aikido
The Train Story,
by Terry Dobson, Direct student of Ueshiba O’Sensei
THE TRAIN CLANKED and rattled through the suburbs of Tokyo on a drowsy spring afternoon. Our car was comparatively empty – a few housewives with their kids in tow, some old folks going shopping. I gazed absently at the drab houses and dusty hedgerows.
Terrified, the couple jumped up and scrambled toward the other end of the car. The laborer aimed a kick at the…
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