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rational and compassionate relationships of all humans while he no less than us as postmodern westerners asand compassionate relationships of all humans while he no less than us as postmodern westerners as world possibly underestimates the power and virulence and violence of certain other ways of living of terrorism of religious fanaticism of racism this is a notable thought provoking slice of japan perspective now in USA and is this applicable Ise to in its dawning years far from restoring the “public sphere” of yore the internet has completed its fragmentation According to Japanese thinker Hiroki Azuma the way forward must be sought through what network technology is actually good at aggregating and processing the traces we leave without always meaning to very time we wade into the world of connectivity Harking back to Rousseau and his.