Which of the following statements comes closest to describing how you feel, on the whole, about the people who live in Japan?
The Japanese people will always want to go to war to make themselves as powerful as possible – 35%
The Japanese people may not like war, but they have shown that they are too easily led into war by powerful leaders – 39%
The Japanese people do not like war. If they could have the same chance as people in other countries, they would become good citizens of the world – 19%
Don’t know – 7%
A US public opinion poll, circa 1946. For the original, see this Frog in a Well post.