Entries by James Hanlon

Genbaku Dome

In Memoriam of Hiroshima

Today marks the 70th anniversary of the world’s first atomic bomb dropped on a civilian target. August 9th will mark the 70th anniversary of the second. Three summers ago I had the privilege of spending five weeks studying in Hiroshima. What a wonderful place! Some of my family members were concerned about radiation, but I reassured […]

Sake and Satori (with title)

Book Review: Sake & Satori

“I used to say to my friends, ‘If you are thinking of psychoanalysis, save the money and go to Japan. It clears away an awful lot of rubbish.’” – Joseph Campbell   Sake & Satori is Joseph Campbell’s posthumously published journal of his 5-month stay in Japan during 1955. It’s actually the second volume of journals […]