Japan: A Beacon of Hope
You've got to admire a country that can bounce back from two nuclear attacks and within a few generations are churning out quality television programing such as this:
Keep in mind, these guys believed their leader was divine and they killed about couple of thousand Americans with organized suicide attacks 60 years ago. Today, they're a democracy (imposed through military force by the way) and pioneers in robotics and Hello Kitty technology.
If they can come this far, there's still hope that my kids will be spending Spring Break at MeccaDisney when they grow up.