Mar 1, 2009
Monkeys supposed to stand on their own two feet
"Select a big tree for your shelter" or "If you need shelter, choose a big tree” is Japanese proverb ("Yoraba Taijyu no Kage"). Many Japanese originally has the mentality like this, specially it becomes stronger in this recession time. It is opposite mentality to Silicon Valley where every one has mentality of autonomy and self-sustainability. The big trees, which are big company employee or civil office, try to keep their established interest, and the other people who might used to be more independent want to become the part of the big trees. They fight each other. I always wish more Japanese become to be more autonomy.
The original Japanese manga is here.
* Kevin, thank you very much for English support and check.