WHAT SAKOKU IN JAPAN TAUGHT US ABOUT ISOLATION

As an anthropologist, I understand the danger inherent in making your world too small. After times of national trauma, many countries become isolationist. It happened in Japan with the Sakoku policy – Temperance Brennan  YOU ARE PROBABLY WONDERING WHAT THE HECK THIS SAKOKU POLICY IS? Sakoku is usually translated as “closed country”.  What happened was…

HOW WOULD YOU ANSWER THIS ONE QUESTION?

Couple of days ago, I was eating dinner with my mother and I was telling her about how some of my college friends already have jobs, some are getting married and some bought their first house. I then preceded to complain about how I wasn’t as “successful” as them. After my mother listened to me…