“we must recognise that people don’t actually have a mind – they have two, and this may hold the key as to why people behave in the way that they do. Human beings have ‘a divided self’ and the way that the two separate systems interact may ultimately hold the key to our survival.”
“Visits to the shrine by government officials create an ethical and cultural struggle for many Japanese, who are surprised to learn of international reaction to the visits, and yet feel deeply committed to avoiding conflict.”
Professor Frank S. Ravitch, IAFOR Executive Council Advisory Board Member, sits down for an intriguing and enlightening interview with Dr Brian Daizen Victoria, Fellow of the Oxford Centre for Buddhist Studies, Japan.
“most business leaders stumble on how to align sustainable tactics to create competitive advantage”. Professor Jay Friedlander discusses strategic sustainability at The Asian Conference on Sustainability, Energy & Environment.
Hana Fujimoto and Emiko Miyashita answer the not so simple question of, “What is haiku?”, before discussing the adoption of haiku by Western poets and the evolution it has seen in Japan and in the West.
“From how we eat to how we travel and work to how we entertain ourselves, technology has become an integral part of our day.” Gary E. Swanson discusses the ways technology has changed how we communicate and interact with one another.