1. Do you know Hegel's dialectic? What do you think about it in terms of Japan's history?
2. What big events happened in Kumamoto to change its history?
3. What big events have happened in Kumamoto since the Meiji restoration?
4. What big events have happened in your town since you were alive?
5. Read Runaway Horses p. 114-116. What does it make you think about youth, age, history, and change?
6. What do you think about the future of Kumamoto? of Japan?
7. What do you think of this?
8. And this?