Marriage East and West Author:David & Vera Mace This book, written by a Christian couple who were marriage counselors and widely traveled in Asia, is a gem. — The Maces write "We should not begin to understand the East today until we recognize the contempt and disgust with which many Asians view what they consider to be our standards of man/woman relationships. They have a mental picture of th... more »e United States as a land of lecherous men, shameless women, sex-mad youth, and children beyond all control. Unfortunately, among those who hold this view are some who have visited the West."
Those were the good old days of the '50s, remember.
The Maces provide a wonder explanation of the Western "gamble" on personal liberty that goes hand in hand with equality between the sexes - and must, therefore, rule out arranged or polygynous marriage.« less