This is Part One of a commentary on the previous Post on the Okinawan Boy Scout photo.
"It is not easy to escape mentally from a concrete situation, to refuse its ideology while continuing to live with its actual relationships."
–Albert Memmi, The Colonizer and the Colonized
This is an ad in a Japanese corporate publication that came out this year. It shows Douglas MacArthur, the so-called “architect of the Occupation of Japan and Korea” after both the Second World War. The ad says: “Let us create a good country.”