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In a Page 4 story by Geoffrey Murray, appearing Jan. 31, (''Why plain-speaking Nakasone upsets many Japanese''), the first quotation should have read: ''Fooling others is a social obligation in the Japanese scheme of proper behavior, fooling oneself a psychological necessity, and fooling foreigners a national pastime.'' The Monitor regrets the error.

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