Archive | February 2013

送別会 soubetsukai—farewell party

送別会 soubetsukai—farewell party.

This was interesting to me, since I just started reading Straightjacket Society and the chapter we are covering in my Japanese class right now deals with 集団意識 (shuudan ishiki – group consciousness) and the semi-voluntary employee trips.


Ruth Benedict vs. Jared Diamond

Ruth Benedict, Patterns of Culture: From Culture to cultures.