The Japanese appear to be on the road to extinction. The demographics augur a depressing scenario.
A hundred years ago this race of men was radiating with energy and vitality. The swiftness with which it adopted industrialization was just frightening.
The Japanese displayed exemplary intra-racial discipline. They took on the Occident when the latter’s physical dominance of the globe was at its zenith. The wounds they inflicted on the British imperial prestige in the Far East during the Second World War proved terminal for British naval supremacy.
Then, they fought a costly war with their Pacific neighbors i.e the USA. It ended in humiliation. Japan was occupied by the victorious US forces. It was the first and only time in their thousands of years of history that the Japanese were occupied by a foreign power.
They signed a constitutional framework at gunpoint. From then on, they were to focus…
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