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‘Imperfect notes on an imperfect world’ is an open notebook sharing the writings of Christopher Hobson, a scholar based in Japan, whose work draws on politics, ethics, sociology and related fields. Entries are a mixture of finished pieces of writing and more incomplete sketches, paired with pictures from ‘Sky patterns’, an original series of images composed by Hobson.

Humans are wonderfully incomplete, and a world made up of, and by, people will be similarly incomplete and imperfect. Each of us are constantly trying to find our way, figuring out what to do and what to be, and doing so in conditions and contexts beyond our control. This is what these notes seek to think through: what it means to be part of, contribute to, and act in this imperfect world.

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