Fear is the mind-killer

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“Fear is the mind-killer.”

“두려움은 마음의 살인범이다.”

― Frank Herbert, Dune | 프랭크 허버트, 듄

Okay, so this is an incredibly dramatic quote for a Motivation Monday translation post, but I reread Dune over the weekend and couldn’t resist. And it isn’t that far off-base. After all, how often do we find ourselves incapable of simply getting something done or trying something new – chatting with someone in Korean at the Korean grocery store, for example – because we’re afraid? If we let ourselves stay afraid and don’t try the things that seem a bit scary, our lives will stagnate. Alright, I admit it. That was also in Dune. The clear, safe path leads downward into stagnation. I’ll stop quoting Frank Herbert now and let you get on with your Monday. 화이팅하세요!

Translation by yours truly. All mistakes mine. 

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Cinderella and the Four Knights OST (2016)

This kdrama sort of reminds me of Secret Garden (everyone has a mysterious background) and Heirs (everyone has some connection with the girl at different times, but then all become strange friends).

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Pre-order soundtrack at Yesasia 

01. For You – BTOB

02. For You – BTOB [Ballad Version]

03. My Romeo – Jessi

04. Confession – SinB (신비) of GFRIEND feat. Shi Jin (시진)

05. If One Day We Meet Again – Green Cacao (그린카카오) feat. Mone (모네)

06. Without You – Yoon Bomi (Apink)

07. I Believe – Younha

08. I Believe – Younha [Instrumental]

09. You Pour A Star – Dick Punks

10. Only One – Zia

11. Way To Look For Love – CNU (신우) of B1A4

12. Confession – Lee Jung Shin (CNBLUE)

13. The Chorus Of Knights – Oh Joon Sung

14. Protect You – Oh Joon Sung

15. Only For Her – Oh Joon Sung

16. Stop The Rain – Oh Joon Sung

17. Don’t Cry – Oh Joon Sung

18. Lonely Melody – Oh Joon Sung

19. Just Say – Oh Joon Sung

01. For You – BTOB

02. For You – BTOB [Ballad Version]

03. My Romeo…

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Fantastic OST (2016)

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01. Autumn Wind – 2NB (투앤비)

02. Wonderful Day – Kang Si Hyun (강시현)

03. When Autumn Comes – Crucial Star (크루셜스타), Hyo Jung (효정) of Oh My Girl

04. On My Way – Postmen (포스트맨)

05. Please – Suki

06. Normal Days – O.When (오왠)

07. To Be Honest – Yoon Won (윤원)

08. Some Day – Tim

09. Fantastic – SE O of Jelly Cookie (젤리쿠키)

10. Here, Take My Heart – Yoon Hyun Sang (윤현상), Lucia (심규선)

11. Fantastic Star – Son Ho Young

12. Dirty Devil – Jo Eun Ae of Jelly Cookie

01. Autumn Wind – 2NB (투앤비)

02. Wonderful Day – Kang Si Hyun (강시현)

03. When Autumn Comes – Crucial Star (크루셜스타), Hyo Jung (효정) of Oh My Girl

04. On My Way – Postmen (포스트맨)

05. Please – Suki

06. Common Days – O.When (오왠)

07. To Be Honest – Yoon Won (윤원)

08. Some Day – Tim

09. Fantastic – SE O of Jelly Cookie (젤리쿠키)

10. Here, Take My…

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Raise your hand if the weather where you live is weird — Un-Fancy

It was just 36 hours ago that I was in Austin, Texas, enjoying the warm sunshine and swimming — yes, swimming, outside in a non-heated pool. Then a winter front moved in and now it’s in the teens. Weather is weird, you guys, and I’m pretty sure that’s the case everywhere. If I were to ask you to…

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어디에 살아요? (eodi-e sal-ayo) | [Word of the Day]

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안녕하세요!

In the theme of asking questions and learning phrases, I decided to go back to something familiar. We’re going back, way back, to the time when we asked “어디” and when we were learning location particles.

It’s important to go back to these things because… even though you’re not currently studying them, you still need to know them.

Let’s get started!

i.e.,

  • 어디에 살아요? (eodi-e sal-ayo) | “where do you live?”
  • 나 미국에 사세요. (na migug-e saseyo.) | “I live in America.”

There are really two words here that can be used, technically interchangeably. 살아요 and 사세요. They both can take on the meaning of, “to live” or “to stay”.

Okay so that’s it for today!

Quick note: If you’re looking for the Wednesday Kpop Update, it’ll be updapted probably this weekend. I can’t do it today unfortunately. Things came up so I’ll have to move the date but it is…

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