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Joshua 6:20, 26

Plain Truth Magazine
October 1969
Volume: Vol XXXIV, No.10
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Can Japan remain an industrial giant, but a political and military dwarf? Obvious signs of restlessness, a call to arms and power, are appearing in modern Japan. Only an uninformed idealist could expect the second-largest economy in the non-Communist world to continue living in unarmed neutrality. For years, we have reminded our readers to watch Japan. We're still doing it. Here's why. Tokyo, Japan. Japan has changed. I am forcibly made aware of a new mood among Japanese people - a stronger assertion of nationalism - a growing awareness of Japanese power. Now I know, as a white, what it must be like for many an American Negro to walk into a cafe or restaurant of his own choice an d be told, " I'm sorry...we don't serve blacks here." While this is largely a thing of the past in America, there is something similar happening here in Japan. I'm not a Japanese citizen, but a visitor in a foreign country, so the analogy is only partly applicable, but on several occasions I have been told, "So sorry - Japanese only - we don't serve Americans here."

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Plain Truth MagazineOctober 1969Vol XXXIV, No.10