• Kawasaki, Kanagawa

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At the center of the problem lies the group and endurance training, which is certainly a good lesson for future obedient hardworking employees in industry. This group training emphasizes the individuals’ own group — the “we” of the classroom, company and nation as opposed to the “they” of all other groups. In this environment any pupil who is even a little different becomes an easy target of bullying.

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