Acceptance is the… –
July 12, 2020 – How do you apply the practice of acceptance in a more individualistic Western society? The book does not suggest that you become a group-oriented person. Instead, it makes you aware of the universal truth that you are only a part of many groups that you rely on. And at the end of the day, you are not alone. “Who we are and what we can become is defined by your relationships to one another,” Haas argues.
As a psychologist, he works entirely with individuals from communities in which there is extensive urban poverty and he often interviews them nonverbally. That explains his sharp, insightful observation of the Japanese society in the book. As a result, this book is also useful to understand Japanese culture – how the Japanese view the world and why they behave in certain ways, which are often viewed as enigmatic.