Archive for October 2nd, 2014

The Japanese are among the most competitive people in the world;  otherwise they could not have achieved their recent economic successes.  Consensus was established to keep the society cohesive and to control excessive competition, which would cause friction and make tireless rivals of the people in the isolated areas.  So the comment that Japan is a society of consensus is only one side of the story.
   —    Mitsuyuki Masatsugu
From his book:  “The Modern Samurai Society
On This Day In:
2013 Not Ought
2012 If You Want To, If You Have Something To Offer
2011 I See Lots Of Fools
2010 Orange Inside!!
And The Band Played On…
Happy New Year!!

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