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Introduction There was once a very famous Aikido player in Japan who spent his whole life studying Usheba's legendary art.
Although he had dedicated his whole existence to this beautiful art he had never actually had occasion to test it in a real life situation against a determined attacker, someone intent on hurting him.
Being a moralistic kind of person he realised that it would be very bad karma to actually go out and pick a fight just to test his art so he was forced to wait until a suitable occasion presented itself. Naively, he longed for the day when he was attacked so that he could prove to himself that Aikido was powerful outside of the controlled walls of the dojo. The more he trained, the more his obsession for validation grew until one day, travelling home from work on a local commuter train, a potential situation did present itself -an overtly drunk and aggressive man boarded his train and almost immediately started verbally abusing the other passengers. 'This is it,' the Aikido man thought to himself, 'this is my chance to test my art.' He sat waiting for the abusive passenger to reach him.
It was inevitable that he would: he was making his way down the carriage abusing everyone in his path.
The drunk got closer and closer to the Aikido man, and the closer he got the louder and more aggressive he became.
Most of the other passengers recoiled in fear of being attacked by the drunk.
However, the Aikido man couldn't wait for his turn, so that he could prove to himself and everyone else, the effectiveness of his art.
The drunk got closer and louder.
The Aikido man made ready for the seemingly inevitable assault -he readied himself for a bloody encounter. As the drunk was almost upon him he prepared to demonstrate his art in the ultimate arena, but before he could rise from his seat the passenger in front of him stood up and engaged the drunk jovially.
'Hey man, what's up with you? I bet you've been drinking in the bar all day, haven't you? You look like a...





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