Literally: evil – cause – evil – fruit
Alternately: Evil deeds have evil effects. From bad comes bad. Misfortune and suffering follow misdeeds.
Notes: Originally derived from Buddhist teachings (specifically the 117th verse of the Dhammapada, this compound follows in the same vein as 因果応報 or 悪因苦果 (akuin kuka).
How I hope the average voter feels about the current state of the US government in 2018… and 2020.
I love the written word more than anything else I've had the chance to work with. I'm back in the States from Japan for grad school, but still studying Japanese with the hope of becoming a translator -- or writer, or even teacher -- as long as it's something language-related.