Building BridgesThis blog and this author seek to build cultural bridges with Japan and the people in it across geographic and linguistic barriers alike. By creating bonds, we can build a brighter future for everyone.
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Sensei’s Corner, Dec. 9, 2011
Nothing Bad It’s been a while since I’ve been writing in this blog, but it’s not really because of anything bad. Actually, a number of minor and major problems have been fixed so I feel like I have the luxury … Continue reading
So, Why I Like Japan
There’s a serious danger in trying to rant about something across cultural barriers. A Japanese native saw a re-post of my post yesterday on not hating Japan and thought that someone, either the poster or the writer (me), hates Japan … Continue reading
You Hate Japan? Well I don’t.
Warning: Rant Engaged So a friend of mine showed me this post about “I hate Japan some more.” The writer lives in Japan and teaches classes there. He has found a new reason to hate Japan, and I do not … Continue reading
When Will Japanese Ministers Stop Insulting Disaster Victims?
そこまで！ (That’s far enough!) Normally, I wouldn’t deign to be defending the Japanese people against their own government, but even I have my limits. Just how many elected ministers will go down in flames insulting their own disaster victims? This … Continue reading
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Sensei’s Corner, Aug 13, 2011
Another Small Update Reaching the point where I can show people some of what I’ve been working on has come slower than I expected, but I can talk about a bit of it. Mainly, I had been helping a group … Continue reading
Sensei’s Corner, May 22 2011
Just My Opinion The biggest dilemma for a blog like this is trying to say something useful without trying to come off as an absolute authority, which seems to be the cause of most flame wars. I know a few … Continue reading
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Japanese Culture Blogging: My Future Legacy?
What Bloggers Leave Behind Them This post is part of a blog series on Brazen being sponsored by Entrustet. As a member of Brazen Careerist, I was asked to make a post about what I want my legacy to be. … Continue reading