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all human beings collectively; the human race; humankind.
the quality or condition of being human; human nature.
the quality of being humane; kindness; benevolence.
Originally posted by larrydavid
Too many people in America don't care about others or even themselves. They have no respect or honor.
To put it bluntly, alot of Americans just don't give a s##t. They have nothing, so they feel like they have nothing to lose.
Originally posted by reluctantpawn
I find it interesting to see theat there is little or no looting that appears to be going on in Japan, even after the most devastating disaster to hit the country. If this were the US I am sure it would be different. All we have to do is look at the aftermath of hurricane Katrina, and the pics and vids of the looting that went on there.
What is the difference between here and there? In my opinion it might be the work ethic of Japan VS the entitlement mentality of the people of the US. The people of Japan cannot comprehend taking something that is not theirs even in an emergency situation. On the other hand the people of the US feel that they are entitled to help themselves to anything that is not bolted down, particularly in the urban environment.
However, one thing I have noticed that is comparable to both countries is the lack of preparedness of the people.
Does anyone else here have any other idea on these differences?
Originally posted by Rocky Black
reply to post by mayabong
Listen when catasrophy strikes your on your own. it is called survival of the fittest.
And I can say I am pretty fit to say the least.