Ask an evil question…

悪因悪果
aku.in.a-.kka

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 悪因果 (akuin kuka).

AkuInEnma

How I hope the average voter feels about the current state of the US government in 2018… and 2020.

About Confanity

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.
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