From: Dug Song (email@example.com)
Date: Sun Feb 27 2000 - 20:20:45 PST
On Sun, 27 Feb 2000, Robert S. Thau wrote:
> ... or the heavy American role in the reconstruction of Japan and West
> Germany after World War II, both of which turned out about as well as
> I think anyone could reasonably expect.
i'd hoped these notable exceptions i alluded to were obvious enough.
neal stephenson makes note of a funny historical irony in his new book
(_In_The_Beginning_...) - that the Japanese, once the fiercest fighters in
Asia, are now completely consumed with all that is cute, pathetic and
cuddly. is this justice? :-)
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