"Цагаан цайлган сэтгэл шиг
Цасан цайдам алсалж
Өврийн илчээ цантуулсан
Өвлийн тал минь цавцайна аа"
I wonder where has all this great aesthetic sensibility gone. I guess sometimes in culture, as in economy, we regress.
Addendum: Lunch with the FT: Donald Keene
Yasunari Kawabata (try Snow Country), Yukio Mishima (The Temple of the Golden Pavilion) and Junichiro Tanizaki (The Makioka Sisters) all worried that their country was beginning to lose its soul and, in their different ways, tried to rescue and to memorialise it before it got ravaged, so to speak, by the west.+ Tyler Cowen on whether we are stagnating aesthetically