When facing a wall you cannot clear, you should walk around the wall instead of crouching down before it. Then you can find a small hole under the wall and dig a tunnel. A helicopter may find you from the sky. “Hope is something you can find beyond calculating that it is wasteful or useless,” the labor economist says. From "How to make hope".
September 9, 2015
from “Oriori no Kotoba” by Kiyokazu Washida, The Asahi Shimbun