Welcome to the Land Of the Rising Son
There is no other place in the universe like Japan.
With a culture thousands of years old and a most esoteric language, Japan will remain an enigma to the others.
To understand the true nature of the Japanese, one must live among them, but even then, there remains layers upon layers of a cryptic culture and arcane society, the “nooks and crannies” if you will.
Living in the countryside of Japan allows for a unique perspective into the Way of the Japanese.
Welcome to Japan, let’s join to explore the nooks and crannies of the Japanese Heart, Spirit, and Mind.
Who are the Japanese?
One of the most misunderstood civilization, this island nation of 126 million inhabitants remains somewhat mysterious to the outside world.
An ancient cultures, the Japanese are masters at assimilating, molding, and improving foreign concepts into something uniquely Japanese.
Why is this so?
Here you will find some keys to open your question door, and there, you will only come to find, yet another layer, and another, and so on.
Welcome to the Land Of The Rising Son.
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Thoughts and musing about life and Japan.
Rat-rut-race, a metaphor for the ceaseless competitive struggle to get ahead financially—for most monkeys, failure and emptiness, reflecting undesirable conclusion of a predetermined life strategy.
Coming to terms with the fascinating reality of the intricate intertwining of heart, mind, body, and soul is exactly where the story begins—you are now in control of a new constructed reality where the legitimate meaning of life as the revealed revelations are slowly unpeeled.
If you are Japanese, or aspire to integrate Japanese societal protocol into your core being, but do not understand the fundamental protocol of tatemae, you will be labeled as KY—kūki yomenai.