People don't live for themselves as much as they think.

Katsumi Hirakawa



While caring his father, he had a hard time with cooking, which eventually became fun, but as soon as his father passed away, he didn't feel like cooking. The meaning of what I am here is given by others. The writer and businesses owner thinks of the emptiness of the concept of "self-determination" and "self-responsibility." From "A Place Where Words Are Trained."



June 25, 2016

from “Oriori no Kotoba” by Kiyokazu Washida, The Asahi Shimbun