Tag Archive: japan

The printed word is food and you look hungry

“Take off the goddamn earphones!!” During my time in Southern California a few months ago, this is what a biker shouted as he passed me during my morning run.  Apparently I did not… Continue reading

The plague we suffer

When I used to live in Switzerland there was a couple that accompanied me during my workday commute on the tram. Entering the tram, they were already snuggled within each others arms, forming… Continue reading

Ugliness as a Requirement for Beauty

“Since ugliness is a relative concept, it may only be understood in relation to another concept.  This other concept is that of Beauty:  ugliness exists only because of Beauty, which is its positive… Continue reading

The Value of Ignorance

The purpose of this blog post is to provide different perspectives of ignorance.  Mere stupidity can be associated with Ignorance, yet a Milan Kundera novel holding that word as a title stipulates an… Continue reading

Going Public

Upon last week’s advent of Spring, I realized that New Year’s day would be more appropriate to occur in March. Spring symbolizes life renewed, rebirth, new beginnings, and things blossoming. To inspire me… Continue reading