Monthly Archives: September 2021

The True Cost of Language Acquisition (Pt. 2)

  The internet loves sexy. Sexy is the end result of any major endeavor. Sexy is the moment when a man who spent thirty years working at building a company sells it for a billion dollars at age 50. Sexy … Continue reading

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100,000 Kanji writing Reps: My thoughts

Today I’m going to hit 100,000 written repetitions of Japanese Kanji as I head into the homestretch of about 200 Kanji left to wrap up the 2,136 Kanji for the Jouyou list that the government says is the base for … Continue reading

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The Cost of Ambition: EQUIVALENCY [ 1500+Kanji update]

We are currently in a bizarre and “noisy” world of media obfuscation, fear and stress. One of the methods I’ve been using to psychologically navigate this space is to put my energies into focusing on problems I can solve, not … Continue reading

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The True Cost of Language Learning

People like sexy because sexy drives reality, but learning anything to a very high degree of skill takes very unsexy actions. Unless you find being nigh obsessed and incredibly disciplined super sexy. The internet likes the “sexy” of language learning, … Continue reading

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BenchMark 1: 182 Hrs listening (pt 1)

  I will eventually write a post on what I call the¬†Golden Number Theory¬†but presently this post is for my records. From my previous experience with German, I believe it is possible to predict what I call a “comprehension explosion” … Continue reading

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