Sunday, May 3, 2009
Old Japanese Maps On Google Earth Unveil Secrets
You're not off-base at all with the Indian tangent or the allusion to the ancient caste system in Persia. As a matter of fact, I was thinking along the same line and find it interesting how these two great cultures have dealt with similar issues like this in recent times.
The Japanese intelligentsia, however, has been woefully quiet over the decades when it comes to the stunningly brutal practices of the past - including the subject matter and especially the Sino-Japanese wars. I often wonder that maybe the vector of brutality was re-pointed into this post-war industrial revolution to conquer all with the Yen, rather than the tip of Samurai's sword.
Read the Article at HuffingtonPost