June 23, 2013

"Japan's confidence in hierarchy " Ruth Benedict - The Chrysanthemum and the Sword



" Japan's confidence in hierarchy is basic in her whole notion of man's relation to his fellow man and of man's relation to the state" p 43




Source: The Chrysanthemum and the Sword - Patterns of Japanese Culture, By Ruth Benedict, 1946, NAL Penguin Inc, New York, USA, Pages: 320, page 43