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Psychology- Quotes about the character and values of Japanese people

“…the still powerful shame syndrome, along with a consuming pride, were the primary motivating factors that drove the Japanese to their superhuman efforts to not only rebuild their country but to become one of the world’s leading economic powers” Boye Lafayette De Mente

“…for most people the asceticism of the past was the asceticism only of necessity. There is little sense that indulgence might be bad for the character” Ronald P Dore

“Order, discipline, self-control; it is the school rather than the family which is largely responsible for building these elements into the masculine Japanese character.” Ronald P Dore

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