Religion: The Savior Comes

Those busy little borrowers, the Japanese, prepared last week to pay back an old debt, with interest. The debt was Buddhism, which Japan borrowed from India (some 14 centuries ago) via China. Now the Japanese see in Buddhism a heaven-sent means of controlling their newly conquered Asiatic populations. A Nipponese broadcast, picked up by the Indian radio and cabled to the U.S., forecasts some steps in Tokyo's program of spiritual regeneration :

> "Thai Buddhism has something in common with Japanese Buddhism. If we Japanese can control and guide [the Thai] priests,...

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