‘Stoicism amid the debris’

“Another positive development is how the government, the defence forces and the famously stoic Japanese people have responded to the disaster. Naoto Kan’s government, which was on its knees a week or two ago, has so far appeared to be on top of the complexities of the nuclear crisis, and its explanations have provided reassurance in a weekend-long nightmare that could easily have descended into panic.”

read more here:

http://www.economist.com/blogs/banyan/2011/03/after_earthquake

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One response to “‘Stoicism amid the debris’

  1. what is good about Japanese people is they are quite civilized and disciplined, imagine the same kind of earthquakes happening in China, Taiwan or even Singapore, chaos, anarchy, theft will occur, could you recall when SARS hit these areas in 2003, there was sort of social chaos especially in Taiwan, with the medical personnel crying and refusing to be quarantined

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