If you plagiarize, plagiarize the way of thinking of that person.

Yasuhiro Sato



The spiral of plagiarism and disclosure is occasionally flagrant both in papers and in literary works. The art historian says that it is useless to spend searching like that. He adds that if you achieve a new work after reading the fascinating writer 's work so much as you come to have the same viewpoint as that writer, it is no longer called plagiarism. From an essay, "Plagiarism Manual" ("UP", November issue).


"November 21,  2018

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