Tag archive for ‘Japan’
By Tristan Fischer On Friday, February 15th, 2013
2 Comments

Crisis: or an explanation on the origins of the decline of the West

Christopher Marlowe’s play Doctor Faustus was written around 1592 and was based on an earlier German work about Dr Faustus, a talented German scholar at Wittenburg University who was frustrated by the limits More...

By historyfuturenow On Wednesday, July 11th, 2012
1 Comment

The myth of Japan’s failure and lessons we can learn for the future

Future, History. Now. studied Japanese at Cambridge University as he was fascinated by how Japan was both modern and yet not Western.  Japan, a relatively small country with few friends, continues to fascinate More...

By historyfuturenow On Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012
1 Comment

What Japan can teach the world about Robots, Immigration and Old Age

Japan is at the forefront of the humanoid robotics revolution.  This is not just an expression of Japan’s electro mechanical prowess, but runs deeper: it is part of a cultural phenomenon.  Robots in Japanese More...