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The interesting thing is that Japanese society still carries a strong cultural memory of the absolute horror of arbitrary killing by the sword-bearing class.

One can only hope that a similar epiphany will happen one day in the USA, and that it won't take a military defeat accompanied by nuclear strikes to bring it about.

It is rightly acknowledged that people of faith have no monopoly of virtue - Queen Elizabeth II

by eurogreen on Thu Jan 31st, 2013 at 04:06:19 AM EST
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