I just received a mail and thought of sharing it with my fellow hubbers
10 things to learn from Major Japan Earthquake
1. THE CALM
Not a single visual of chest-beating or wild grief. Sorrow itself has been elevated.
2. THE DIGNITY
Disciplined queues for water and groceries. Not a rough word or a crude gesture.
3. THE ABILITY
The incredible architects, for instance. Buildings swayed but didn’t fall.
4. THE GRACE
People bought only what they needed for the present, so everybody could get something.
5. THE ORDER
No looting in shops. No honking and no overtaking on the roads. Just understanding.
6. THE SACRIFICE
Fifty workers stayed back to pump sea water in the N-reactors. How will they ever be repaid?
7. THE TENDERNESS
Restaurants cut prices. An unguarded ATM is left alone. The strong cared for the weak.
8. THE TRAINING
The old and the children, everyone knew exactly what to do. And they did just that.
9. JAPANESE MEDIA
They showed magnificent restraint in the bulletins. No silly reporters. Only calm reportage.
10. THE CONSCIENCE
When the power went off in a store, people put things back on the shelves and left quietly
Not even a single person used four letter word!!! or any other abusive word!!! Japanese are religious but not blind followers.
They dont go to religion places as often as others and dont have any special religious professors to teach them religion.
Above is their Wonderful Religion in practice.
I'm drawn to Japanese girls...probably because they're so cute. Don't know how honest and trained they are though.
by Sheila7 years ago
What is the true purpose of religion/spirituality? To bind us with rules, or to open our hearts and our minds?Where does atheism fit into the above? Does tolerance go hand in hand with enlightenment, and if...
by Knight65 years ago
do you think it is possible that all religions and beliefs stem from one idea?humans being what they are i believe yes it all started with one idea that spawned them all they all tell the same story but in their own way...
by Atheist Classical7 years ago
How important is biblical literacy? If we don't understand the origin or inspiration of great cultural works, will it still be possible to appreciate them? If not, have we lost something of value? Like...
by DennisBarker7 years ago
Does religion serve a greater purpose than just service to whichever god I choose to worship?There is clearly a social function to the boundaries that religions impose on their followers and these boundaries may have...
by Will Benson6 years ago
A Newsweek poll of Americans in April of last year found that..."Nearly half (48 percent) described themselves as both "religious and spiritual," while another 30 percent said they were "spiritual...
by Jenna Ditsch4 years ago
I am sincerely curious as to why those who do not believe in the existence of God would spend time and energy to convince others to believe the same? I am asking this respectfully and am seeking true, valid...
Copyright © 2016 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.