February 3, 2018

Traditional Japanese culture is very cruel referring to the elderly people

Long life in Japan, unlike China, was not considered as an object of reverence. Attitude towards older people teetered between sympathy and contempt. The elderly could not work along with others,...

January 14, 2018

Sleeping has been perceived by human as a sacred process from immemorial time. In a dream, we regain strength, get rid of stress and forget about difficulties. But dreaming in the sleep can bring man and grief: nightmares often haunt people, depriving them of their str...

November 28, 2017

The power of nature in all its manifestations is highly venerated in traditional Japanese culture. Fear of the unbridled element is reflected in it, giving rise to many unique creatures. One of these creatures is Kappa.

Kappa looks like a mixture of a human, turtle and...

November 17, 2017

There are no established concepts of good and evil in Japanese mythology like in Christian culture. Therefore, the attitude of Japanese folklore creature can be confusing: how can people build temples in honor of the monsters, mocking persons, mutilating and killing tr...

November 7, 2017

Ancient Japan - an example of a chauvinistic approach in building a social life. The power of the man and his leader role in the family was the base of the feudal system. The disempowerment of women was treated as norm by society. The female essence itself considered a...

October 28, 2017

Humans are the most versatile creatures of all species on Earth. While some of us dream of fame and fortune, others desire to conquer space and ocean. Violence and lust, often perceived as something forbidden, becomes the norm or even the goal of life. There is no aspe...

October 24, 2017

              My name is Harinedzumi and I want to tell you about my work. 

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