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The idea that scholars and commentators can remain objective because no
formal conditions are attached to what they receive is mostly an illusion when the
money comes from Japan . Access to the necessary personal contacts and ...
20 One explanation for this might be that the idea of power clashes emotionally
with the ideal of equal opportunity , which has gained the force of an ideology .
Power in the sense of control by a small group of people over the majority , and ...
25 In pursuing this idea , Nakae conceived of something close to a single
personal God , which he referred to as the absolute truth , infinite and the final
end of all . 26 His thinking when stretched this far is neither steady nor consistent
, but he ...
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While the author seems biased by his own negative experiences as a foreigner trying to work in Japanese media, his severe critique of the weakness of Japanese leadership has been confirmed by events to a considerable degree. Read full review
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If you want to understand Japan and the Japanese this book is a must read Read full review
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