I think the work of writers is expressing complicated things as they are.

Genichiro Takahashi

 

 

We should consider not only the current human beings but also those who are dead and those who will be born. The writer says that this “delicate antenna” that perceives beyond life and death is different from capitalists' way of thinking which is only concerned with short-term interests. He adds that we should start by carefully disentangling the complexity of the situation, not reducing the discord between ethnic groups to a political problem. From the dialogue with a cultural anthropologist Shinichi Tsuji, the same as yesterday, “Thoughts Of Miscellaneous.”

 

"July 20  2019

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