Human beings in themselves are containers.

Hidetoshi Kato



A pencil is put into a pencil case, the pencil case is put into a drawer, and the drawer is put into a cabinet. Tea leaves are taken out of the tea canister in the tea ceremony room, placed in a teapot, and poured into a tea bowl after hot water is poured. The sociologist says that the world is a continuum of containers for humans. Those containers are necessary for arrangement and distribution. However, the containers of human beings cannot contain objects. Then, is it information, responsibility, or other people that humans contain? This is where we have to stop and think. From "Thought In Everyday Life."


"November 19  2019

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