Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Typical Japanese landscape 9

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In Kerr's "Dogs & Demons" he writes of some first-time visitors to Japan driving into Osaka from the airport through this section of the city. The son commented "so this is where the poor people live." "No! this is where everyone lives." was the reply.

2 comments:

  1. Yes, Japan is actually a poor country.

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  2. "Rich Japan, poor Japanese" is the old phrase.
    Actually there are more millionaires per capita in Japan than the U.S.

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