Moral Lessons from Japan and USA
Mandate and Power
WHEN I stayed in Kawasaki, Japan, I came across a group of female students in their school uniforms. Not far from them was a group of male youths. There were no teasing whistles or indecent harassment. I cannot imagine if this happens in Jakarta.
At another time, city bus passengers were lining neatly while waiting for their turns to get on the bus. In Japan, there is no scrambling while queuing up. People feel safe when they...