This report reviews my work and research conducted as a Visiting Professor at the International Research Unit of Advanced Future Studies. During this visit, I spoke at length with Prof. Masatoshi Murase regarding his research and teachings involving his five major principles that might relate to essential, recursive aspects of life. I also spent quite a bit of time reviewing Kyoto University’s MOOCs, their studios, and their approach to MOOC-making. The result of my analysis was that Kyoto University appears to have spent tremendous sums in developing an excellent MOOC-making facility, with very little to show for it by comparison with the investments being made by other world-class universities. Future collaboration possibilities with Kyoto University are also outlined.