1/16/2006 Add a comment

This is one of the most interesting articles I've read in quite awhile. Evidently in Japan, some young people (usually men in the late teens to late 20s range) drop out of society entirely, effectively becoming shut-ins from their family, friends, and the outside world. Many think it's their response to the myriad pressures put on them by overbearing parents, crushing societal norms, and a heavy emphasis on scholastic success. William


  1. Anonymous Anonymous: Sounds like the honors students at Swarthmore... 1/16/2006