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Year 2005 collection. “Harmony makes small things grow, lack of it makes great things decay.”  Sallustius Crispus



The Tao of the Japanese

Traveling is the greatest way to understand people and cultures. Connecting with foreigners in their own country gives you the ability to understand how the local religion affects people differently than the religion of your own hometown, state or country. 438 more words


Japan 9: Religion

I read in The Guardian the other day that the largest single group of people in the UK now describe themselves as having no religion. And this was the first time such a thing has happened. 349 more words


Japanese Environmentalism, Shinto, & 'The Legend of Zelda'

I recently read an article on Kill Screen titled “The Unmistakable Influence of Shintoism on Videogame History.” The writer, Jack Flanagan, is primarily concerned with the emotional affect of The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, which makes the player feel good about being out and about in nature. 1,910 more words