Sound of Sanity

Sound of Sanity Episode 40
Rent-A-Families
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Rent-A-Families
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Sound of Sanity discusses the Japanese practice of renting family members for special (and not so special occasions), along with commentary on community, false intimacy, and so much more.

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Sound of Sanity discusses the Japanese practice of renting family members for special (and not so special occasions), along with commentary on community, false intimacy, and so much more.

Per this article in The New Yorker, Japan has a thriving rent-a-family industry. Lonely widowers can rent woman to act as their wives for an afternoon, women can rent boyfriends or fiances to appease their parents, and more. Our heroes discuss this, along with the myriad of ways we avoid true intimacy here in the good ol' US of A.

Music credits:
Raphael Music, 'Awestruck' and 'The Turnaround Road' by Cellophane Sam is licensed under a Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 United States License, 'Floating Cities' by Kevin Macleod used under an Creative Commons By Attribution 3.0. license, 'Little Picture' by The Alialujah Choir used under a Creative Commons license,

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Every week on Sound of Sanity our heroes argue through a different topic from everyday life, reminding regular Bible-believing Christians that we're not the crazy ones, and having some fun along the way.