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“Hon’ne” and “Tatemae”: A Basic Explanation For Westerners, By a Westerner.

Via "Hon'ne" and "Tatemae": A Basic Explanation For Westerners, By a Westerner. I got turned onto this blog by Irina and I'm really glad I visited. It is well written and interesting. (WAIT – You Guys Haven’t discovered The Unpopular... Continue Reading →

The Problem with Police

The problem is that the job of policing is naturally attractive to bullies. You get to wear a uniform, be part of a powerful brotherhood, carry a gun and assorted other weapons, give orders to people, and beat on anyone... Continue Reading →

Me and the Lockheed Skunkworks

https://youtu.be/pL3Yzjk5R4M Long ago in a world dominated by the Cold War and nuclear weapons, I was a junior engineer at the Lockheed Skunkworks in Burbank. (There's a shopping center and parking for Burbank Airport at the location today. It was... Continue Reading →

Adaptation

Acting class was the best thing that has happened to me in recent memory. It has been gone now since early March. I don't know if my retirement income will continue to support it. I have met people who share... Continue Reading →

The Pitfalls of Being a Public Nudist – shared

I can be fairly comfortable about being a somewhat public nudist. My wife doesn't object. The laws in LA City/County aren't particularly severe. I have legal and legitimate outlets outside the confines of a resort. There's enough population base for... Continue Reading →

When you wear a mask for so long, you don’t remember what your real face looks like — Starting Life From Zero

This isn’t really a fun post and I’m not really sure if I should even bother writing about this, but it’s just something in my personal life that has been on my mind and I have to get it off... Continue Reading →

The Autistic Spectrum is not a Simple Rainbow

“It’s a Spectrum” Doesn’t Mean What You Think Much the same idea as an earlier post I shared. Autism is just a grab bag for a lot of different traits that seem to happen together to varying degrees. We aren't going... Continue Reading →

Why “Cute” Asperger’s Isn’t Real Asperger’s

Sheldon Cooper lives a magical life. Not only does he have Asperger's but he has a loyal support group of friends and family. His symptoms are merely quirky and endearing, if a bit off-putting. Sheldon has even deceived the writers... Continue Reading →

Look Ma! No Hands! (Or the Joy of Nudity)

Imagine, running naked across San Francisco in a crowd of 80K runners and a 100K spectators as an act of self-affirmation - with a bit of protest thrown in.

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