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Society

On March 3, 2011 By

Society

KJ has no political agenda, but we are keenly interested in how society defines itself, organizes itself, and evolves. Who influences this process, and how?

Contact: submissions@kyotojournal.org

 

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BY AKEMI JOHNSON

In Okinawa, I met a lot of people — locals and retired American service members and their families — whose worlds, whose lives, had always been this mishmash of Okinawa, the U.S., and Japan…

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Fumio’s World

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Japanese animator and illustrator Fumio Obata’s take on life abroad

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Ki: The Vital Force

On December 3, 2011 By

W. DAVID KUBIAK

While ki is regularly invoked as an explanatory principle in oriental medicine and martial arts, few practitioners or writers, either Eastern or Western, spend much time intelligibly explaining ki itself…

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What Global Village?

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BY PICO IYER

…the world could be said to be growing less and less connected, if only because the gap between the few of us who babble about the wiring of the planet and the billions who do not grows ever more alarming.

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Being Intercultural

On October 26, 2011 By

FILM
INTERVIEW BY STEWART WACHS

REGGE LIFE’s moving documentaries, broadcast nationally in both countries, introduce us to scores of reflective people who in turn invite us to take a closer look at ourselves…

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FILM
BY AKAMOTO MARIKO

The Blue Sky of Japan features the late Suzuki Yasuzo, a legal scholar and a key member of a post-war civil group that drafted a set of constitutional articles and proposed it to the General Headquarters of the Allied Forces.

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Media Virus

On October 24, 2011 By

MEDIA
BY DOUGLAS RUSHKOFF

The datasphere, or “mediaspace,” is the new territory for human interaction, economic expansion, and especially social and political machination. It has become our electronic social hall…

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The Inner Teacher

On October 23, 2011 By

EDUCATION
BY ANURADHA VITTACHI

It has been calculated that it would cost US $4 billion to educate 500 million Indian children conventionally to basic level — but only half that via the Net…

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Questions Unasked

On October 23, 2011 By

MEDIA
RON RHODES on Japanese newspapers

Japan’s mass-circulation newspapers routinely treat events as startling, wholly unexpected, random, and seemingly unrelated to anything that has happened before.

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