The Decay of the Angel by Yukio Mishima, book review

The Decay of the Angel or Tennin no Gosui in Japanese is Mishima’s 1970 novel. The forth and final in his tetralogy known as the Sea of fertility, and extremely late in his writing career, this is his last book before his suicide. This story follows Honda in his old age, and Toru who is a sixteen year … Continue reading The Decay of the Angel by Yukio Mishima, book review

A reply to Jordan Peterson on Nationalism.

Ethnic pride and pride in one's ancestral achievements is wrong according to Jordan Peterson, because you didn't do it and you don't get to have pride in that: it's a burden. This is nonsense. When one takes on the burden of one's ancestors you are owning their achievements, the good and the bad, and the … Continue reading A reply to Jordan Peterson on Nationalism.

#224 – Meaning

Trapped within this dream Hearing your nightmarish scream. Woken by daylight's first gleam, I ask myself what does all this mean. Is this nightmare daily life Filled with struggle and daily strife? Where is my release? Will this ever cease? The depression decrease? And my happiness increase? Something about suffering makes me smile, It flows … Continue reading #224 – Meaning