Jonathan Bethune is a software and technology consultant based in Tokyo. His family is originally from Jamaica and he grew up in New York. Jonathan writes columns for various Japanese publications in his spare time. He is also a member of Mensa, an avid gamer, and a classically trained musician. Follow him at @BethuneSensei and check out his blog.
There can be no meaningful dialogue premised upon shared values if both sides only apply those values when it lets them score points.