I wasn't defending min raises with Aces, If you read my post, I said you need to bet as much possible, providing you think you'll get paid off.
The bigger the raise, the less players and the higher our odds
are. But there is ZERO point in raising 3x BB if your at a table full of rocks who wont even consider giving you expensive action.
On occassion you need to bet low and suck a few extra players in to the pot. Ok, limping in with Aces, and flat calling Aces is pretty bad play, but its SOMETIMES necessary to get paid.
Table image comes in to play too. If you've been playing way too tight, a huge bet out of the blue is gonna set alarm bells ringing.
So yes, there are a hundred ways to play Aces, and they all (at different stages and situations) have their place.
As I said, bet as much as you can get paid for, however high or low.
Dont mean any offence Deco, but its a bit ignorant to contest that you MAY need to bet lower to draw action now and again. And you are assuming a nut flush/straight draw, or a board that makes someones two pair or trips that would mean aces have to 'recover'.
We'd still be ahead with top pair on an awful lot of boards remember. I understand where your coming from though.