BGM: 細野晴臣 - LAUGHTER MEDITATION
This morning, I had the zoom meeting via Facebook as usual. On Sundays, we enjoy having free talk with about three or four members. Today, at first each members did self introduction. I said once I had lived in Waseda, and at last I taught them that once I had been a student from Waseda university. But I always wonder if I should confess this fact to anyone else. I don't know why, but for me, it needs a certain courage of me to tell other people as other sensitive facts (for example, I am autistic, I am an alcoholic one therefore trying to quit it, etc.)
After that meeting, I went out from my room. I moved myself to AEON, and at there I started reading the rest of Takashi Akutsu's journal (阿久津隆『読書の日記 本を出す 指を切る お葬式』.) As I had written yesterday, it has attracted me certainly enough to feel that I want to read other volumes of his journal.
I went to libraries to borrow Haruki Murakami's novels, and also Karl Ove Knausgaard's book "My Struggle" which a friend on Discord had recommended me. Going back to my room, I started reading Natsuki Ikezawa's novel (池澤夏樹『スティル・ライフ』.) I can remember that once I had read this novel when I was a teenager. Indeed, I could feel that this novel had a certain, crispy style which enables itself to expressing great pieces of philosophical ideas.
And now (TBH I am now 48,) I can find this fact. You (yes, the person who are reading this graffiti) are not the same person as I. You must have an absolutely, completely different point of view. You also see not the same world as I. Therefore, you must have an enigmatic, profound, therefore valuable viewpoints. In other words, this world can have/contain such numerous subjects which can describe this world, this reality. The Ikezawa's novel suggested me that grateful fact/truth tenderly. Yes, I want to recommend this novel to other friends if they are interested in Japanese literature.
I have to admit that I have had a sore throat - therefore I decided I shouldn't work on tomorrow anymore.