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The topic of 8/18 is "If You Understand These 5 Rules In Psychology, You Can Live A Much Easier Life"

  • 投稿者:徳永和信 (2017-08-16 (水) 05:26:11)

Making a habit of using these psychological rules is crucial to living an easier life and will help you to see the world in a whole new light. 1 People Don’t Care As Much As You Think 2. We Are Constantly Changing Who We Are 3 . Stop Comparing Yourself To Others 4. Don’t Assume Your Advice Will Be Listened to. 5. You Can Only Control Your Response . WEBSITE:http://www.lifehack.org/514523/if-you-understand-these-5-rules-in-psychology-you-can-live-a-much-easier-life?ref=content_bottom_related

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The topic for 8/4 is, "mindfulness."

  • 投稿者:Tom (2017-08-03 (木) 22:37:37)

To get the article, please visit http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20170504-the-japanese-skill-copied-by-the-world

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The topic for 7/28 is, "Money."

  • 投稿者:Tom (2017-07-28 (金) 01:01:11)

Too much sorry but we couldn't make this new announcement until Tuesday.
This topic is provided by Slava!

His comment here:
This one was a nice story with emotion and a lesson, and a good debate I think. It seems to present a solid solution but many people would disagree, especially in Japan I think! (Because so many sacrifice so much for work)

To get the article, please visit https://medium.com/@philip.delvecchio/money-and-the-root-of-all-problems-8f28699d397e

There will be two materials on July 21th meeting.

  • 投稿者:徳永和信 (2017-07-18 (火) 22:43:35)

Topic 1 Norway ranked world’s happiest country; Japan places No. 51: U.N.Report A new report shows Norway is the happiest country on Earth, Americans are getting sadder,
Several other Nordic countries dominated the top of the list.
Denmark, Iceland, Switzerland, Finland, Netherlands, Canada, New Zealand, Australia and Sweden rounded out the top 10 countries.
Japan ranked No. 51,
Germany was ranked No. 16, followed by the United Kingdom at No. 19 and France at No. 31.
The United States was 14th in the latest ranking, down from No. 13 last year, and over the years Americans steadily have been rating themselves less happy.
Do you find the ranking convincing? Do you agree with Japan’s No.51 rank Why Japan was ranked so low?
WEBSITE http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2017/03/20/world/social-issues-world/norway-ranked-worlds-happiest-country-japan-places-no-51-u-n-repot/#.WW4MnFKKW8W Topic 2 Envy and Jealous (We don’t use an English article.) Let’s share your thoughts about questions What is the Difference Between Envy and Jealousy? Are you jealous of someone or something?
Ways to Deal with Jealousy
Can you be happy if you can overcome Jealousy?
Who do you envy?
Why do we envy others?
How can a person deal with others' envy?

The topic for 7/14 is, "Fairness vs. Equality."

  • 投稿者:Tom (2017-07-11 (火) 23:33:02)

This topic is provided by Slava.

Key questions here
1. In what kind of situations do you feel inequality or unfairness?

2. Share the answers to the question No.1 with other participants and what do you think underlies them commonly?

3. When discussing this topic, we get bogged down with the ultimate question "Fairness vs. Equality."
Which do you think is better?

To get the article, please visit
https://www.google.co.jp/amp/s/www.theatlantic.com/amp/article/411784/

On July 7 we don’t use an English article. You can discuss any topics from 7topics below

  • 投稿者:徳永和信 (2017-07-04 (火) 02:34:30)

① Does money matter most in life? What matters the most in life, money, name or satisfaction and peace in life?

② Do you believe in love at first sight? Why or why not?
Is there such a thing as love at first sight? In the media and in 'real' life I hear about people getting married after only months of dating and hear phrases being thrown around like "as soon as I saw them I knew". Do you believe in this, or if this has been your experience I would love to hear.

③How many hours of sleep should we be getting?
The average adult sleeps less than seven hours per night. The quality of your sleep directly affects your mental and physical health and the quality of your waking life, including your productivity, emotional balance, brain and heart health, immune system, creativity, vitality, and even your weight. No other activity delivers so many benefits with so
④ What do you do to take advantage of your commute? Share your productivity habits below!
Catch Up on Email
Plan Your Day
Read eBooks or Articles
Check emails and voice messages.
Listen to music or audio books
Mentally prepare for the day.
Create a to-do list
Check in on your social networks
⑤ Bad Ways and Good Ways to End a Relationship
Ending a relationship is always painful.
When relationships come to an end, there is so much emotional pain that it may seem impossible to find a way to ease the suffering. If you’re the one ending the relationship, you may be plagued by guilt and remorse; if you’re the one being left, you’re faced with the misery of rejection.

⑥ Do you think Smartphones have changed your lives?

⑦ How good is your memory? How Sure Are You About Your Memories?
Can you remember what you had for breakfast yesterday? Can you remember the second happiest moment in your life? Can you remember your credit card number? Can you remember what city you were in ten years ago? What about your favorite book ten years ago?

The topic for 6/30 is, "Things that make people dislike you."

  • 投稿者:Tom (2017-06-27 (火) 21:07:32)

Key questions here
1. Is there any items in the article that you think you have?

2. Which characteristics are there in the person who you like or dislike?

3. Is there any characteristics you have wanted to improve?

To get the article, please visit http://www.standard.co.uk/lifestyle/london-life/13-things-youre-doing-that-make-people-dislike-you-immediately-a3510181.html

The topic for 6/23 is, "Japanese shrinking population."

  • 投稿者:Tom (2017-06-17 (土) 12:30:29)

This topic is provided by Slava!!

It is generally acknowledged that some of the developed countries are faced with the shrinking population and it could require governments strenuous efforts to seek radical solutions.
For the time being, there seems to be no remedy to improve the situation although many researchers and politicians have thrashed out the ramification that probably hinders their economies from growing.

In the article below, some potential solutions are suggested whereas those have been thought innovative for Japanese society.
When reading this, what do you come up with?
Now let's discuss what we are forced to face up!!

Key questions here>>
1. What do you think is the most critical problem behind shrinking population?

2. In your opinions, what is the efficacious measure to solve the problem you answer at question No.1?

3. Compared with foreign countries, what can be typical factors in Japan?

To get the article, please visit http://www.japantimes.co.jp/opinion/2015/11/19/commentary/japan-commentary/japans-population-problem/#.WUSdH1BcWEc

There will be two materials on June 16th meeting.

  • 投稿者:徳永和信 (2017-06-14 (水) 05:02:54)

You (your group) can choose either one you like and discuss it for 45 minutes or discuss both topics
Topic 1: Do relationships between older women and younger men work?
Unlike U.S. President Donald Trump, whose 23-year jump on his wife has people yawning and rolling their eyes, the age difference between Macron, French President, and his wife is treated as downright scandalous in more puritanical circles.
How do you feel about a woman’s comment saying “Why can’t we marry younger men? I date them all the time,” “It’s normal to see men with younger women. So it’s rather great to see the opposite.”

Can you imagine what it would be like to lead a marriage life with a big age gap?
Does age play any important part in your married life?
What is the right age difference between you and your spouse?
Does too much age difference really make your relationships stressful?
WEBSITE: http://www.nicolemccance.com/item/do-relationships-between-older-women-and-younger-men-work.html

Topic 2: Why-How Do They Still Love Trump?
After all the lies, contradictions, hypocrisy, flip-flops, gaffes, unforced errors, self-pity, insults, provocations, threats, bullying, betrayals, disappointments, scapegoating, exploitation, nepotism, and corruption, why is Trump still beloved by 35% of the country?
WEBSITE: https://www.counterpunch.org/2017/05/19/92810/

The topic for 6/9 is, "Better arguments with your partner."

  • 投稿者:Tom (2017-06-07 (水) 22:51:53)

In this discussion, you can talk about not only your partner but ex-boyfriends/girlfriends or your close friends.

Key questions
1. When you and your partner are squabbling, how do you behave?
2. Can you become honest and say to your partner heartfelt words this article suggests when you are being upset?
3. Is there any helpful tip or episode you share with other participants in this discussion?

To get the article, visit http://m.huffpost.com/us/entry/us_59361f91e4b033940169cd8a?utm_hp_ref=relationships

The topid of 6/2 is "Summer festivals around the world"

  • 投稿者:Kaz (2017-05-27 (土) 21:26:34)

Thank you for comming BBQ party on 5/28. We are now struggling with new idea for next event. Cherry blossom and a large amount of meet can collect many people. Then, supposed that you are an organizer of some events and have and order from your boss to let people enjoy, what plan do you offer?
On the other hand, what's the best memory of exciting event in your life? Music concert, school and business training trip, Christmas party, Halloween party, any events have their own attractive point to gather people in one place. This question also stimulates the exchange of this discussion.
Here's article about summer festival around the world. Let's look into other culture too!
https://www.internationalteflacademy.com/blog/bid/116548/Great-Summer-Festivals-Celebrations-Around-the-World

The topic of 5/26 is " What are dreams? Why do we dream?"

  • 投稿者:徳永和信 (2017-05-23 (火) 23:08:21)

It seems that even though science has come up with an answer for nearly everything, it still can’t account for dreams. What are dreams? Why do we even have dreams? Where do dreams come from? These are all questions that are asked all of the time but still have no concrete answers. Let's share your thoughts about the questions below. What was the worst dream you have ever had?
What are the best dreams you ever had?
Have you ever had a recurring dream? Have you ever had a dream that involved someone you know and when you told them, they said they had the same dream that night? Have you ever had such a realistic dream that you wake up bitterly disappointed when you realise it was mere fiction? What was it/how did you feel when you woke up?
What does it mean when you dream about someone?
WEBSITE https://psychcentral.com/lib/9-common-questions-about-dreams-answered/

The topic of 5/19 is "Exercise in your life."

  • 投稿者:Tom (2017-05-16 (火) 21:14:29)

Do you spare time to exercise every day or week?
It is generally believed it has become more difficult that you squeeze a small amount of time in daily schedule to enjoy your hobbies or a little fitness mainly on weekdays.

However, some universities in U.K. warn that being seated for a long time should be detrimental to your health and increase the potential risk to suffer from vitally dangerous diseases like diabetes.
So how do we tackle this issue?

In this article below, it is clearly suggested that small efforts to exercise or some tips used in business situations make big differences if they are continued constantly.
Let's share our views about daily exercise aimed to keep our health as well as get refreshment!

The key questions about the coming discussion
1. Which form of exercise do you do?
2. How does the exercise you do contribute to your health?
3. Is there anything else you care about to maintain your health?(e.g. supplements, adequate sleep)

Click below to get a quick access to the article!!
https://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/health-family/fitness/walk-run-or-cycle-which-is-the-best-exercise-1.3065072?mode=amp

The topic of 5/12 is "Education and Trainning".

  • 投稿者:Kaz (2017-05-08 (月) 23:21:52)

Education at school and training at workplace have in common and difference. Let's discuss them.

Teacher always wish learners apply what they learned to benefit. But as is often said that children and subordinate doesn't work as you wish. Imagine you are the teacher and lead children to best direction. Or lead your subordinate where you wish.

Share likely troublesome situation and good resolution too.

http://www.teachthought.com/learning/10-characteristics-of-a-highly-effective-learning-environment/
http://m.ecmweb.com/content/ten-tips-effective-training-program

Those articles are little a bit difficult so I'll bring easier documents with minor improvements.

The topic of April 28 is " Does Speaking A Foreign Language Change Your Personality?

  • 投稿者:徳永和信 (2017-04-25 (火) 23:33:20)

It has been often said that “ Your personality changes when you speak a foreign language”
“ People who are actually fluent in two languages also feel their personality shifting as they switch between languages.”

linguists asked over a thousand bilinguals whether they “feel like a different person" when they speak different language . Nearly two-thirds said they did.

Speaking a foreign language gives you a new perspective and allows you to see the world from another point of view.

I asked myself if my personality changes when speaking English. The answer, I think, is No. I don’t feel like an American when speaking English.

But I know someone whose personality changes when speaking English. He becomes more aggressive, more assertive, harsh, and offensive. He speaks in a belligerent tone.  I asked him “ Why are you so aggressive when speaking English? You seem to be a different person speaking a different language. “ He said “ I don’t know why. But speaking English subconsciously makes me more assertive and aggressive.”
Do you think you have different personality when you speak different language?
WEBSITE
https://www.babbel.com/en/magazine/how-bilingualism-almost-drove-me-crazy

The topic of 4/21 is "Performance Review Season(業績考課の季節). "

  • 投稿者:徳永和信 (2017-04-18 (火) 22:57:55)

Yes, It’s Performance Review Season(業績考課の季節).
Have you already had your performance appraisal conversation with your boss?
Or have you ,as a manager, gave positive or negative feedback to employees who work for you?
I guarantee you that everyone dreads this kind of performance review session.

People are awful at both giving and getting criticism.
So what do you do if your boss gives you a bad review?
Do you think performance reviews are useful?
Why are performance reviews important?
Many companies in the US have done away with the yearly check-in and numerical rankings and switched to giving employees more regular feedback, which employees say they want. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-01-13/the-cure-for-the-annual-performance-review-is-more-reviews

The topic of 4/14 is "Japanese uniqueness."

  • 投稿者:Tom (2017-04-11 (火) 22:18:45)

It could be argued that a growing number of foreigners have been captivated by the uniqueness of Japanese culture and urged to visit for a variety of reasons.
However, it might be rather difficult for Japanese to recognise what makes Japan outstanding because Japanese culture has been deeply embedded in our lives.

In this article below, some aspects of Japanese "uniqueness" are discussed mentioning recent lively news, which include from public policy to political problems.

What do you think is the attractiveness of Japan?
How do you introduce Japanese culture to your foreign friends?
Do you like Japan?
Let's discuss what makes Japan Japan!!

Click below to get a quick access to the article!!
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2017/04/01/national/media-national/anything-makes-japan-unique/#.WOzKmL1cWEf

The topic of 4/7 is "People aged 40-59 are least happy and most anxious. "

  • 投稿者:徳永和信 (2017-04-05 (水) 00:14:17)

Statisticians analysed personal wellbeing data for more than 300,000 adults found that happiness and life satisfaction plummeted among respondents aged 35 and over. People with the highest levels of life satisfaction were aged 70-74, followed closely by 65-69-year-olds and 16-19-year-olds.
Happiness followed a similar pattern, with respondents aged 40-59 generally reporting low levels of happiness, and 50-54-year-olds the least happy of all. Those aged 65-74 were the happiest and people aged 16 to 19 also reported good levels of happiness. The report suggests that the multiplying responsibilities of middle age could be taking a toll on people, with many facing the twin pressures of looking after young children and ageing parents at the same time. I asked myself if I am happier than I have ever been. Do I feel more content than at any other point in my life?
Do you think you are now happier than you have ever been? Or do you think you’ll be happier in the near future than 2017-04-05 (水) 00:14:17
Strangely according to other survey the peak age of happiness is 53.
WEBSITE https://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/feb/02/middle-aged-people-least-happy-most-anxious-ons-wellbeing-report

The topic of 3/31 is "Smoking Ban."

  • 投稿者:Tom (2017-03-29 (水) 08:25:24)

Click below to get a quick access to the article!!

http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2017/03/25/national/kanagawa-turns-blind-eye-violators-smoking-ban/#.WNpvh91KOEf

On March 24 you can talk about a casual topic and a serious/political topic.

  • 投稿者:徳永和信 (2017-03-21 (火) 21:43:44)

You can choose just one topic or discuss both of the articles.
Topic One
Now psychologists have found evidence of what many already believe that men need alcohol to smooth the way in social situations. Unlike women, who are capable of enjoying themselves and bonding with others while sober, men do better with a drink to loosen up in a group setting.
Researchers found males are more likely to smile and talk loudly after a few rounds. While many men are reluctant to show emotion, alcohol’s influence on the brain makes them more willing to share their feelings.
Do you agree that women are perfectly capable of enjoying themselves and bonding with others sober, and men need alcohol to get to the same point.
Topic Two
School of shock
An ultranationalist kindergarten in Japan
Embarrassingly, it has links to the prime minister.Some people say that such blatant indoctrination of kindergarten kids like this should be a grave crime and should be instantly stopped.Other people don't see a problem with this school saying that it is natural for them to ask its pupils to pay respect to the Japanese national anthem and flag.
Share your thoughts about this problem.
Go to two websites below
http://www.economist.com/news/asia/21717996-embarrassingly-it-has-links-prime-minister-ultranationalist-kindergarten-japan
http://www.oddnaari.in/life/story/odd-alcohol-women-men-social-situation-party-inhibitions-sober-124985-2017-03-18

The topic of 3/17 is "Healthy Diet."

  • 投稿者:Tom (2017-03-15 (水) 19:04:20)

It is generally acknowledged that health is the most crucial for every single person to lead a happy life as well as make a business career successfully.
On the contrary, people often lightly eat meals which contain few of nutritious foods because of varying reasons such as lack of time to cook.

Under this contradictory situation, how should we manage to keep our diets well-balanced to retain our physical health from long term perspective?

Click below to get a quick access to the article!!

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/feb/23/five-day-10-portions-fruit-veg-cut-early-death?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other

As for the 3/10 article, please go to the website below

  • 投稿者:徳永和信 (2017-03-09 (木) 20:17:35)

http://learningenglish.voanews.com/a/six-difference-between-britsh-and-american-english/3063743.html

The topic of 3/10 is " Difference between British English and American English"

  • 投稿者:徳永和信 (2017-03-09 (木) 07:24:19)

Which is easier for you to understand/listen to, American English or British English?
Written forms of British and American English (AmE) vary little in their essential features,
But the spoken forms of British English(BrE) vary considerably.
Although spoken American and British English are generally mutually intelligible, there are occasional differences which might cause embarrassment—for example, in American English a rubber is usually interpreted as a condom rather than an eraser.
A public school has opposite meanings in the two countries. In AmE this is a government-owned institution open to all students, supported by public funding. The BrE use of the term is in the context of "private" education, to be educated privately with a tutor.
Do you know AmE equivalents for BrE words listed below.?Biscuit
Bonnet(of a car)
First floor
Football
Garden
Jumper
Lift
Take away(food)
Underground
Zed http://learningenglish.voanews.com/a/six-difference-between-britsh-and-american-english/3063743.html

The topic of 3/3 is "Digital Anxiety."

  • 投稿者:Tom (2017-03-01 (水) 22:37:21)

Do you use smartphones very often?
Are you reluctant to own smartphones?

I suppose the majority of you will answer "yes" to the first question and some of you may nod in agreement at the other one.

As technology has been developed, smartphones has been becoming indispensable gadgets to survive the modern world where information is flooding everywhere.
However, this prevalence has been raising the ramification called "digital anxiety," which possibly obsesses a large number of people around the globe.

Let's discuss how to use this cutting-edge technology correctly and share your views.

If you want to print out this article in advance, remember that the material distributed before the session will not be the whole article.
Click below to get a quick access to the article!!
http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20170220-cant-unplug-heres-how-to-navigate-your-digital-anxiety

The topic of Feb 24 is" Premium Friday "

  • 投稿者:徳永和信 (2017-02-22 (水) 01:12:20)

I wonder how many of you will be able to enjoy “ Premium Friday” which begins on Feb.24.
The scheme, dubbed "Premium Friday", suggests companies make employees go home at 15:00 on the last Friday of the month, starting in February.
In an effort to curb excessive work hours and to spur consumption, the government and business groups will launch the “Premium Friday campaign” on Feb. 24.
Some people are skeptical of the “ Premium Friday”, saying that it won’t work in Japanese working culture.
Companies face higher costs and Japanese workers often feel guilty at leaving their colleagues behind.
It has been often said that Japanese workers worry about letting down their colleagues. They have a strong sense of working as a team.
On the other hand the campaign is promoting commercial opportunities for restaurants, shops, travel companies and other businesses who could benefit, in the hope that firms will see the benefit of increased leisure time for employees.
Question
Do you think the "Premium Friday" practice will work well in japan?
If your company adopts the "Premium Friday" what do you do after leaving the office at 15:00 on the last Friday of the month?
Do you think "Premium Friday" can get people to spend more money ?

Go to two Websites
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2017/01/02/national/bid-curb-long-working-hours-ministry-plans-roll-premium-friday-campaign/#.WKxkshiKW8V

http://the-japan-news.com/news/article/0003488428

The topic of 2/17 is "Climate Fight."

  • 投稿者:Tom (2017-02-16 (木) 01:11:53)

Climate change is one of the most urgent issues on our modern society although its impact has been ignored by many political leaders to lay the first priority on the economic growth.
On the other hand, there has been various movements to curb the emissions of greenhouse gases or minimise its influence to our mankind society such as the implementation of the Paris agreement last year.

Leonardo DiCaprio, the Hollywood star who won the Oscar award last year, has been involved for years with climate change as an environmental activist and keeps widely addressing this environmental problem with a variety of people or organisations including the United Nations.
This article below shows the details about how DiCaprio has contributed to tackle climate change.
Based on his thoughts, let's discuss the increasing threat of climate change!!

Key questions are here.
1. Is there anything you do to stop climate change?
2. Do you think it is possible that economic growth and policies against climate change can co-exist?
3. What kind of action can you start today to tackle climate change?

If you want to print out this article in advance, remember that the material distributed before the session will not be the whole article.
Click below to get a quick access to the article!!
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/dec/17/leonardo-dicaprio-climate-change-united-nations?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other

The topic of Feb 10th is "Moral education raises risks."

  • 投稿者:久高邦子 (2017-02-05 (日) 19:18:27)

Schools have been facing different types of problems, such as bullying, suicide, refusing to go to school,,,,,,,,
Some say that it’s the influence of change in the society and change of family environment , others say it comes from negligence of teachers and improper care by parents.
But it’s urgent to tackle these problems happening in school so often.
“Moral education” could be one of the solutions?
Anyway, ”Moral education” will be an official subject next year.
What do you think of moral education? <Question>
■ Your child is bullied or bullying, how do you react?
■ How did your patients teach you about morality?
■ Dangers and merits of moral education.
Website http://www.japantimes.co.jp/opinion/2015/02/10/editorials/moral-education-raises-risks/#.WJb5qRiKW8V

The topic of 2/3 is "How to Impress Your Boss at Work Without Sucking Up"

  • 投稿者:徳永和信 (2017-02-01 (水) 11:15:43)

Some of you probably don’t care how you can impress your boss.
But most of you must be concerned about how to impress your boss.
Are you recognizing how your performance is being evaluated by your boss ?
This article is trying to share ways to improve the Perception of Your Inputs & Outputs.
How many of them do you agree with?
I don’t agree with the writer of the article that you’d better stay late at the office. “ Don’t leave the office before your bosses leave. Even though this can be extremely inconvenient at times, it shows them that you are working longer hours than they are, and it exudes a sense of respect. Leaving early every day reflects a lack of passion about the position and a lack of desire to take on additional projects.” I’m skeptical of this opinion. How about you? Did you ever feel uncomfortable leaving the office before your boss WEBSITE http://www.moneycrashers.com/how-to-impress-your-boss-without-sucking-up/

The topic of 1/27 is "Donald Trump" again!!

  • 投稿者:Tom (2017-01-24 (火) 23:32:40)

At the earlier phase of the election, it was no exaggeration that Donald Trump was the last Republican candidate to be elected as the American President.
Ironically, the US nations voted for him because of their demoralising dissatisfaction with unemployment, immigration policy and globalised economy.

The Trump's presidency has just inaugurated since 20th of January and veered off the pivotal policies of his predecessor Barack Obama.
The new president already proclaimed that he would repeal Obamacare and the withdrawal of Trans-Pacific Partnership has been realised.

Let's discuss the unprecedented US President and his central policies.
If you want to print out this page in advance, keep it in your mind that the material I'll hand out on Friday this week will be a little different from the original one.
Click below to get a quick access to the article!!
http://www.bbc.com/news/business-38713326

The topic of 1/20 is "Millions of Japanese Over 35 Still Live With Mom and Dad"

  • 投稿者:徳永和信 (2017-01-18 (水) 07:38:56)

In Japan, more than 3 million singles aged 35 to 44 still live with their parents, mainly for financial reasons .
Most of them have no choice but to live with their parents.
According to a survey 80 percent of those living with their parents are pessimistic about their prospects for marriage, with some convinced they are “incapable” of getting married and others content to remain single.

Generally speaking most of us want to be independent. Children, if they are mentally and physically healthy, generally separate from their parents as soon as they are financially able to do so.
Do you think the idea of living with your adult children (or your parents), no matter how well you get along, can be disconcerting?
Do you want to live with your parents (or your children) ?
WEBSITE of the article↓

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-11-29/millions-of-japanese-over-35-still-live-with-mom-and-dad

The topic of 1/13 is "Artificial Intelligence."

  • 投稿者:Tom (2017-01-11 (水) 21:07:03)

The Guardian says Japanese life insurance company Fukoku has been introducing the AI-based system aiming at increase in its productivity.
Reportedly, this scheme will enable the firm to save a large amount of money, whereas tens of employees are supposed to lose their job in return for the replacement.

It can be said that AI is still on an experimental phase but it's already been arousing public controversy.
Let's discuss AI and foresee the future when the evolutionary technology will prevail in the various situations of humanity.

Get a quick access to the article here!
https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/jan/05/japanese-company-replaces-office-workers-artificial-intelligence-ai-fukoku-mutual-life-insurance?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other

The topic of 1/6 is " 5 Suprising Life Regrets That You Can Easily Avoid "

  • 投稿者:土方良幸 (2017-01-04 (水) 13:08:58)

People are focusing on live daily life desparately to suvive. However when those are close to their death, what do they regret what they should have done during their life? To better live one's life, let's listen carefully to the old senior aged people's voices here.
Questions
What do you think about the 5 things Which advice do you agree to and why?
Which advice do you want to pick up to do for you life?
What other advice do you have?
Website
http://www.inc.com/jessica-stillman/5-surprising-life-regrets-that-you-can-easily-avoid.html

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