Shō ga nai for the modern man

Controversy springs from the oddest places. It springs from the most inopportune places. In 2021, what is archaic Japanese philosophy if not odd and inopportune? Thus, quibbling. An adage I’m fond of, shō ga nai, is particularly Japanese. The translation, literally (as possible, given the meta-nuances and intonational schisms inherent to language’s shaping of the…