Tag Archives: 一寸

[Star Trek reboot reference]

This is why I check after every post goes up to make sure everything actually went as scheduled. 一寸先は闇 (Issun saki wa yami; “One sun ahead is darkness”) Definition: What lies before us, even an inch away, is darkness (metaphorically). … Continue reading

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Not enough data to work out how or if souls scale with size, though

一寸の虫にも五分の魂 (Issun no mushi ni mo gobu no tamashii; “Even in a one-sun bug, five parts of a soul.”) Definition: Even a 3cm bug has a half-share of spirit. Even a seemingly small, weak person will have a certain underlying … Continue reading

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