Some interesting facts about this 2 most influential nations.
Nicked from 'Yukisan'
Japan and America: The Analysis.
-and the ignorance of the youth
neet, freeters, otaku, idol worshipping, falling in love with illusion, and their economic dependence
-and their islander's complex
strong sense of ethnic purity, treatment of foreign things, underground movements, and unstoppable stereotyping
-and future of the loner
twisted respect for europe, we aren't asians, smaller the better, and there will never be a strong leader
-and their obsession with leading a "healthy" lifestyle
dieting, working out, calorie calculations, and plastic surgeries for the body
counselors, therapists, psychiatrists, medicines, and excess optimism for the mind
-and their christian influences in the society
christian fundamentalism, fear of the vanishing end, justice and heaven, the white politicians, and the spirit of missionary
-and the collapsing empire
promotion of self-centered personality, bigger the better, and other obsessive factors