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Heroism and the changing state of morality

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Every age breeds its own morality. One era's good is another's evil. Today's virtue is tomorrow's vice, today's wisdom tomorrow's stupidity, today's sanity tomorrow's madness. For 700 years, from the late 12th to the mid-19th centuries, Japan's highest ideals were embodied in the samurai. Unflinching courage, unshakeable loyalty, murderous proficiency with ...

Abe to pay tribute to Japan's Oskar Schindler in Lithuania

/ Jan 12, 2018

Abe to pay tribute to Japan's Oskar Schindler in Lithuania

A Japanese diplomat who saved 6,000 European Jews from the Holocaust by issuing visas so they could escape war-torn Lithuania will be hailed by Japan's prime minister decades after defying Tokyo to help the refugees. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will pay tribute to Chiune Sugihara ...