If you’re curious, you can see the timeline of earthquakes experienced in Japan at this website. The weeks following the earthquake were so terrifying because you never knew if another large quake was coming or not. It would catch you in the middle of the night, while eating dinner, in the shower, on the trains, just everywhere. Talk about living in fear from the natural environment.
Popular media has noted that there doesn’t seem to be any looting in Japan in the wake of the terrible tragedy there. This should prompt a level of reflection on what we value in our societies, and how we truly are in the face of adversity.
But I’m a law student and I’m naturally skeptical. I…
So this has been going on for almost a month now? I wonder how it’s been doing.
This could be useful if my research topic for Mass Media in East Asia ends up being the one about Japan’s relations with China, Taiwan, and South Korea post-earthquake.