The man who, past his youth, brings home a woman with breasts like the timbaru fruit, and for jealousy of her cannot sleep,–that is the cause of loss to the losing man (the gate to destruction). – Gautama Buddha, “Sutta Nipata (109)”
I sat silently for a while after watching the last installment of Kara no Kyoukai (空の境界: The Garden of Sinners). Sometimes, I gazed at the screen in utter disbelief, other times, I felt shocked and dismayed. But my appreciation grew and I began to wonder about a variety of story elements.