Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan, Vol 1 by Lafcadio Hearn

Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan, Vol 1

byLafcadio Hearn

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grave than to imagine that when a critical spirit is abroad the pleasant beliefs will all remain, and the painful ones alone will perish.'

  That the critical spirit of modernised Japan is now indirectly aiding rather than opposing the efforts of foreign bigotry to destroy the simple, happy beliefs of the people, and substitute those cruel superstitions which the West has long intellectually outgrown—the fancies of an unforgiving God and an everlasting hell—is surely to be regretted. More than hundred and sixty years ago Kaempfer wrote of the Japanese 'In the practice of virtue, in purity of life 

Title:Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan, Vol 1Format:Kobo ebookPublished:March 9, 2017Publisher:GbooksLanguage:English

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