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SchopenhauerAug. 04, 2015 - 09:40AM JST
afjp330 Aug. 04, 2015 - 09:19AM JST U.S. did have the bomb prior to May of 1945 so how could America use the A-bomb in Europe? In May 8, 1945, the Allies accepted Germany’s surrender, about a week after Adolf Hitler had committed suicide. A-bomb was successfully tested in July 16, 1945 in New Mexico.
Even if America came up with A-bomb before Germany's surrender, they must have hesitated using the bomb in Europe. They have their ancestors and relatives in Europe and they share the same religion. They would be morally blamed for ever.
Posted in: U.S. drops atomic bombs on Japan in 1945: How AP reported it
SchopenhauerAug. 04, 2015 - 09:14AM JST
70 years ago, there existed strong racial discriminations in the world. It was a white supremacy time. Soon after the atomic bombings on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japanese people rumoured that America used the atomic bombs to Japan but not in europe because of racial discriminations.
SchopenhauerAug. 03, 2015 - 07:38AM JST
Don't get deceived. They are not true buddhism monks. They pretend to be monks and cheat money from people. They are organized swindlers.
Posted in: Ginza monk
SchopenhauerJul. 31, 2015 - 07:58AM JST
It is weird. A man marry a man, a woman marry a woman! Next will be a man or a woman marry other animals.
Posted in: Tokyo’s Setagaya Ward to begin legally recognizing same-sex partnerships
SchopenhauerJul. 28, 2015 - 07:46AM JST
They target Japan as invaders but Japan joined last as one of the colonial powers in China. Show the map of colonized China by western colonial powers.
Posted in: China shows off victory over Japan logo
SchopenhauerJul. 27, 2015 - 07:16AM JST
Are gaijins with tattoos allowed to the pool?
Posted in: Packed pool
SchopenhauerJul. 26, 2015 - 10:53AM JST
Abe thinks seriously about threats surrounding Japan though not mentioning China directly. China, for sure, is a big threat to Japan and to the region in the future. China's move is unpredictable. The country is in the stage of attempting to establish a new regime to control a nation with a population of 1.3 billion. Democracy is unlikely to be able to control such a huge country. There will be a new way of controlling a country which will not be like America nor a communist country in the past. We have to prepare for social instabilities which might happen in China during the course of transformation.
Posted in: Cartoon capers: Abe uses offbeat PR blitz to rescue ratings
SchopenhauerJul. 24, 2015 - 01:09PM JST
£844 million ($1.31 billion, 1.2 billion euros) for a paper with a small circulation of 720,000. I am not surprised. Nikkei is a rich newspaper company most expensive in Japan. I pay 4,500 yen per month. I wish good journalists will not leave the paper.
Posted in: Nikkei to buy Financial Times for $1.31 bil
SchopenhauerJul. 24, 2015 - 07:29AM JST
We are sick of Chinese verbal attacks on Japan with historical issues which appear on purpose to hide and avert their problems.
Posted in: China envoy warns Japan not to backtrack on WW2 remorse
SchopenhauerJul. 23, 2015 - 07:34AM JST
The Japan's peace constition was written with America's intention that Japan should not become a militant power again. At that stage, America did not imagine that Japan would recover from the war disaster and become a country America needs militarily in the future. Time has changed, Abe is doing a right thing to keep regional security together with America. Japan alone cannot counter Chinese expansionism.
Posted in: Abe mocked on Twitter over use of props to explain security bills
SchopenhauerJul. 21, 2015 - 07:49AM JST
Toshiba paid more taxes than they were supposed to by falsifying accounts. Will the extra tax money they paid be returned?
Posted in: Toshiba inflated profits by Y150 bil with top execs' knowledge: report
SchopenhauerJul. 20, 2015 - 07:45AM JST
We come across strange crimes happening in recent Japan. Are they sick in mind? Are there problems in the society? Are there problems in educations? Is it happening becaouse of lacking of disciplines in society? Lazy or dumb scholars cannot find the causes.
Posted in: 17-year-old boy arrested for fatally stabbing man on street in Aichi
SchopenhauerJul. 19, 2015 - 09:40AM JST
Article 9 is an idealistic concept but chanting "peace" does not guarantee safety from rogues.
Posted in: Abe's support rate plummets after defense bills pass lower house
SchopenhauerJul. 18, 2015 - 07:48AM JST
China is a special country of the world which did not go through a process of democratization to become a modern nation. The country changed from despotic feudalistic society to a communist country and to a hybrid nation of communism and capitalism where still the central communim government controls everything and different ideas of people are not expressed to the world. Statements of the government are likely to become propagandas.
Posted in: China says Japan complicating regional security with new bills
SchopenhauerJul. 16, 2015 - 08:33AM JST
Korean president Park Geun-hye is a hopeful candidate of Nobel Peace prize next year for her contribution in excavating Japanese war crimes.
Posted in: Japanese firm to apologize to U.S. WWII veterans for forced labor
SchopenhauerJul. 15, 2015 - 08:43AM JST
It is only Abe who is so earnest about it. There is nobody else who is as earnest as Abe about the legisration in Japan. People can not find sufficient reasons and feeling dull.
Posted in: Security bill debate masks deeper divide over pacifist constitution
SchopenhauerJul. 14, 2015 - 08:11AM JST
A couple of days ago I watched an TV program on TBS which showed comfort women in Taiwan and I came to believe the Japanese government must apologize to them including China and Korea and pay compensations soon before they die. They are in their 90s. A Taiwanese woman interviewed was cheated by a Taiwanese man who belonged to the Japanese army that she will be a nurse apprentice. The Japanese government set up a private fund with civilian money in the past and offered compensations but many Taiwanese women refused to receive the money for reasons that there was no official apoogy from the Japanese government and the money was not from the Japanese government. For them, the Taiwanese government has been helping them financially. A lady interviewed said she would be happy if there will be apologies from the new generations of Japan. Different from China and Korea is that Taiwan does not make it a political issue but a civilian organization is trying to solve the problem from the view point of humanity. They are right.
Posted in: Japan should be explicit over war remorse: animator Miyazaki
SchopenhauerJul. 13, 2015 - 07:48AM JST
I wish the new Tokyo metropolitan government subways do not become like other Tokyo metropolitan government subways which are inconvenient to use. The worst is the Oedo line which runs deep under the ground taking long time to get to the platforms. Also cars of the Oedo Line are small. Subways running in Tokyo are mostly private Metropolitan Subways and transferring from the lines to the Tokyo metropolitan government subways takes long walks.
Posted in: Tokyo to get two new subway lines amid redevelopment boom
SchopenhauerJul. 11, 2015 - 09:55AM JST
It is a good move. When I used to read an American newspaper, I didn't have a day without a report about drugs and shootings. Drugs and Guns are no no in Japan.
Posted in: Police say no more stores in Tokyo selling 'dangerous drugs'
SchopenhauerJul. 10, 2015 - 08:00AM JST
He believes the country needs usable "mustles." In recent relations with China and South Korea, not only Abe but also the pride of the general public of Japan was deeply hurt and experienced "melancholy of impotents." Pacifism Japan was no use against barbarisms and aggressive attitudes of China and Korea. Their disrespectful attitudes must have been totally different if Japan had usable "mustles." Also, U.S. Forces on Okinawa proved no use in deterring China's aggressions on Senkaku despite the Japanese government pays a lot of sacrifices keeping U.S. Forces on the islands. The country must protect their lands by themselves.
Posted in: Abe says history will prove him right over security bills
Aug. 04, 2015 - 02:20PM JST
Employers cannot ask anything else.
Personally, I'm a bit Up-Down on these increasing restrictions on asking…
Posted in: 5 interview questions employers in Japan are no longer allowed to ask
Aug. 04, 2015 - 02:19PM JST
If you were worried about hiring women because they have children. You would hire women of…
Aug. 04, 2015 - 02:15PM JST
Saw a program on TV a couple of weeks ago where young job-seekers were told to…
Aug. 04, 2015 - 02:11PM JST
No they are not organized swindlers. The monk who can't speak japanese dressed in orange in…
Aug. 04, 2015 - 01:57PM JST
Lesson: Don't start something you can't win.
What exactly did a 3 year old child in…