That Whole Rigamarole

Thursday, February 24, 2005

Being There

Here is something Karl Geis shared with us at last Saturday's aikido clinic:
  • The past is gone
  • The present is reality
  • The future is a fantasy
The context at the time was that aikido technique cannot be accomplished by planning moves out in advance, but of course these same ideas resonate with the Buddhist value of being fully present in the moment. Even two minutes from now is the future.


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