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As opposed to strawberry fields

(…which I’m told are forever) 滄海変じて桑田となる (Soukai henjite souden to naru; “The sea becomes a field of mulberries.”) Definition: The world is full of dramatic changes. If you stop paying attention to something for a few years, when you next … Continue reading

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Big frog, small pond

A kotowaza to encourage exploration and growth. 井の中の蛙大海を知らず (I no naka no kawazu taikai wo shirazu; “The frog in the well knows not the great ocean.”) Definition: A frog at the bottom of a well may look up and see … Continue reading

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