Even more “peaceful” (imho) alternatives to Aikido that I’ve experimented with and found great pleasure and utility in:
May you write more stuff like this, Caitlin. It sure feels good, doesn’t it? You are halfway there, of having the puzzle put together. A hint: You’ve done this before. Countless times. But then forgot about it. The evolutionary roller coaster reaches its peak only to start over. Who can turn down this much fun?
I like your “friction of these polarities” and “us” as the resolving force. In the case of the male/female polarity friction plays a major role and sex is the resolving force.
I see resolving as not indicating completion, but rather a movement towards completion. The shape of consciousness/unconscious is morphed with this…
Subconscious stories revealed in our sleep in four acts.
Carl Jung was a big fan of movies. He said:
“The cinema, like the detective story, makes it possible to experience without danger all the excitement…