What do Michael Foucault and Avatar: The Last Airbender have in common? Me! Doing media studies, thinking about it too much, and ontological linguistics. What am I even talking about? Join in the discussion to find out. #mediastudies #fandom #philosophy
Chinese and Korean traders introduced Buddhism, Daoism, Hinduism, and the ever present Confucianism while Japan provided various regional myths, legends, and lore. These ingredients were brewed into various and effervescent cultures all across Japan. Each village responding accordingly by pasting outside influences upon their daily lives. These elements were transformed Japan’s landscape and ecosystem and bore entirely new generations of Deities and beliefs.