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Who is Eunheui?
Eunheui is the name of my cat. The name rhymes with odd words like "goony" and "moonie." Oh, well. It is a fairly common name for women in Korean. That does not mean the author of this blog is a woman or a Korean, though.
Eunheui lived in a park before she decided to move into my place. "The cat in the park," then, became "Ms. Park." We thought it would be nice for her to have a full name, and gave her a Korean-sounding first name which would match her surname. "Eun Heui" means "faithful princess."
I live in Kyoto, Japan. If you live, or have lived, in Tokyo, Nagoya, or Western Massachusetts, we could have been neighbors.
What is this blog all about?
Some of the recurring topics that I choose to write about are:
- peace in the Middle East,
- gold mining and environment in Indonesia,
- human rights, especially gay rights,
- resurgence of militarism and nationalism in Japan,
- literature available in English,
- text archiving and copyright,
- language and education.
The list in fact goes on and on. I would like to cover most everything that a tolerant, multicultural society cares about. No sacred cow here! I am not an expert in any of these, though, except perhaps for the last.