Itoi’s Almost Daily Diary 11/13/16 – Translation

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Dogs and cats play with their toys. Satisfied in whatever kind of hunting instinct, or happily gnawing on any given feed – they play without knowing the reason of their play.

Humans too will play with toys. Toys where you have to build up a form, or even toys that can be defined by rulebooks. There are also toys like quizzes – which they’ll puzzle themselves over. Toys where you have fun although you’re just observing, and toys where you get on and run. And if you really think about it, that thing that we call work – can’t we say that we’re really just playing around in the midst of the time itself? Everybody and everyone – just Piipyara Piipyara-ing along! Even space-flying rocketships, and large temples, and the haute-est couture in fashion, and paintings, and dramas, and stories, and movies – everyone’s toys!

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