Friday, February 10, 2006

Which founder?

When one searches Google images for 'osensei' ,the resulting images can be classified as "old sage" and "virile budo master".

The ratio is about 30:1 in favor of the "old sage". I think that this is a cultural choice which also reflects the popular interpretation of Aikido.

Here is my contribution to the popular vote: and another one:
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