Labor is the activity which corresponds to the biological process of the human body, whose spontaneous growth, metabolism, and eventual decay are bound to the vital necesseties produced and fed into the life process by labor. The human condition of labor is life itself.

Hannah Arendt

Work is the activity which corresponds to the unnaturalness of human existence, which is not embedded in, or whose mortality is not compensated by, the species’ ever-recurring life cycle. […] The human condition of work is worldliness.

Hannah Arendt

Plurality is the condition of human action because we are all the same, that is, human, in such a way that nobody is ever the same as anyone else who ever lived, lives or will live.

Hannah Arendt

(All pictures taken at Tsukiji fishmarket at an unholy hour, due to Tokyo insomnia.)

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