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If there are no martial arts that are non-violent?

why do a number of aikidoka and aikido resources promote it as a nonviolent art?

Of course anything can be used to injure another person. a glass of water spilt deliberately on a slippery surface can cause a slip and fall injury. so yes aikido can be used in a violent manner to injure a person.

However ueshiba said nonviolence is the true practice of Aikido.

If ueshiba looks on nonviolence as true aikido how is this so if there are no arts that are nonviolent?

is violence actually in the intent of use rather than in the art of aikido itself?

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