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Dark Souls and Finding Your Ikigai (Life’s Meaning)

What can the Dark Souls video game franchise really teach us about our purpose in life? How can it help those of us struggling with depression, when it presents to us a world so…

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Why Should We Read More Translated Literature?

Why should we read more translated literature? To answer this, we quickly need to discuss why we read literature at all. For those of us who only ‘read for pleasure’, asking this…

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10 of the Best New York Tattoo Artists 2019

It might not be so surprising to find out that some of the world’s best tattoo artists can be found in New York City. It is New York, after all. But when…

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7 Great Tokyo Tattoo Artists and Studios to Check Out

The beloved and deeply historical world of Japanese tattoo is in perpetual danger today, as Japanese tattoo artists fight for their right to live and work in Japan. The Japanese government unfortunately…

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