DRIFT TO DARKNESS: “if the Yankee doesn’t look out these so-called Yankees of the East are going to beat him at his own game.”
“If the average American cannot be reached with up-to-date information about Japan someday there may be trouble between the two countries. At present his ignorance of his next-door neighbour is colossal. The Japanese know us and our history vastly better than we know them and theirs. “There is no darkness but ignorance” Shakespeare said, and war is a thing of darkness. Not only so. If the Yankee doesn’t look out the so-called Yankees of the East are going to beat him at his own game. For his own sake he ought to know what they are doing. Perhaps they can teach him some things, who knows? Perhaps even it would be to his advantage to make up his mind to sit down at the same table with them and try to reach an economic understanding, a working agreement.
There is a new Japan. This is what it says to the Man in the street across the Pacific:
"The United States possesses a vast territory, rich in natural resources and in the number and …