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A Phenomenology of Shadows (影の表現学)by Kawai Hayao(河合隼雄)

In many ways studying a foreign language is like an adventure – besides the many new words and phrases one encounters, there is the content itself which usually comes from a foreign culture. So you never know what to expect, except that your experience will be different than things written or spoken in your native… Read More »

A look at a Japanese proverb

I ran across this quote online, credited as a “Japanese proverb”. ”Vision without action is a dream. Action without vision is a nightmare” I did some searching around and couldn’t find any reference to the original Japanese or the originator of this phrase, so I decided to post on Oshiete Goo in Japanese. You can… Read More »