I think we have to look for "the third people."

Riken Komatsu



The local activist in Iwaki City says that it is necessary to have others look at the situation once in order to know what is the real problem to be solved here. He also says that because "Fukushima is diversely polarized" such as (fabricated) inside / outside, people who left / people who return, it is essential to listen to "outsiders" including those who live in the far-distant future, those who come on a jaunt instead of inward discussion between those who are actively involved or an exchange of words between two groups. From "New Restoration Theory."


"February 6  2019

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