One man's visit to Japan's closed society changed the country's destiny


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Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2017/10/04/one-mans-visit-to-japans-c.html


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“… and in Japan, it is called a Quarter Pounder with Cheese; do you know why that is?”


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Doctor Kidneystone, I presume?


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I though it was Tom Cruise.


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It’s the man in the yellow everything.


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well, the guy, ranald macdonald, inspired some people in the netherlands to create an award bearing his name… next week the cultural public benefit organisation ‘friends of macdonald • the dutch connection’ will honour a monumental book, ‘with our own hands’, and an extraordinary world map, ‘authagraph’, with ranald macdonald awards… you can find the press release about the 2017 awards here (pdf)… http://www.friendsofmacdonald.nl/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/2017_09_28_persbericht_en.pdf


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