Tag: Japan

Historical Oddities Tuesday: Meiji Era a Case Study in the Dangers of Neo-traditionalism

While researching the Shindo Renmei, which was for all intents and purposes a Shinto terrorist group in Brazil, during WWII  – I stumbled across the following article: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/242494954_The_Failed_Prophecy_of_Shinto_Nationalism_and_the_Rise_of_Japanese_Brazilian_Catholicism Which describes the transition from Shintoism to Catholicism of the migrants. What I extrapolated from this… Continue Reading “Historical Oddities Tuesday: Meiji Era a Case Study in the Dangers of Neo-traditionalism”

The Robots Are Here (Vlog)

Automation is a hot topic these days. There are lots of ramifications. Whether they be economic, social, or psychological the domain in which they lie is well suited to philosophical exploration. In this super breif video I go over some recent developments that depending… Continue Reading “The Robots Are Here (Vlog)”

Imperial Japan, Bertrand Russell, and Productivity (Vlog Thing)

Finally back in the house. It’s a touch difficult to pick a title for one of these vlogs that’s all over the place. So, I sort of just listed some of the main topics under discussion. I go over those and some odds and… Continue Reading “Imperial Japan, Bertrand Russell, and Productivity (Vlog Thing)”

2012 Wine, New Laptop, Some Japan Trivia, and a Tune (Vlog)

  Odds and ends ranging from a discussion of a new bit of gear that has that old bit of Malware called Windows installed. Why I’m probably going to use it for at least a year despite the excellence of the Linux desktop environment.… Continue Reading “2012 Wine, New Laptop, Some Japan Trivia, and a Tune (Vlog)”

Earthquakes, Aliens, and twinkly eyed Irishmen (Vlog)

Huh…I uploaded this yesterday but I guess I forgot to hit publish. Sleep is important. 1) More McNamara Why so paranoid? 2)More Japan Magnitude 7.9 Earthquake 3) More Rogan Smug Call Me An Idiot Here http://www.minds.com/Weirmellow Or Here mellow.mission.productions@gmail.com Support This Here http://www.subscribestar.com/TFJ Or… Continue Reading “Earthquakes, Aliens, and twinkly eyed Irishmen (Vlog)”