Schopenhauer's past comments

  • 2

    Schopenhauer

    I don't understand why the Korean president demands apology from Japan so obstinately about the thing which happened nearly 100 years ago. It is not that we do not apologize for what we did in the past but we are apologizing every year. Suppose my grandfather was nasty to his neighbor and if the neighbor demands apology for what my grandfather did, I would be very much perplexed. President Park is paranoiac. America dropped two atomic bombs at Hiroshima and Nagasaki and America never apologized to Japan about it claiming it was necessary to put an end to the war soon. Most Japanese do not agree to their cause but think what is the use of arguing the issue. What had happened is happened. Important thing is in the future.

    Posted in: S Korean president urges Japan to apologise to 'comfort women'

  • 0

    Schopenhauer

    Messages of law enforcement from the Japanese government and the politicians have been weak. I don't remember any strong message about the importance law enforcement from the Japanese prime ministers in the past.

    Posted in: Abe expresses shock at murder of Kawasaki boy

  • 4

    Schopenhauer

    All politicians need to have his or her lawyer to let them check whether what they are doing lawful or not.

    Posted in: Education minister denies receiving illegal funds

  • -10

    Schopenhauer

    Okinawa wants all American bases out of the islands. It is impossible to accept. National policy preempts local government wishes. Okinawans should know how poor they were before. If they think they can do without the support of the central government, go independent from Japan.

    Posted in: Abe says Japan will stick to plan to relocate U.S. base to Henoko

  • 1

    Schopenhauer

    China may have a revengeful feeling against Japan that invaded the country and looked down upon the people in the past. What goes around comes around.

    Posted in: With eye on Japan, China plans big military parades under Xi

  • -44

    Schopenhauer

    I worked for an American company more than 30 years and at my retirement about ten years ago, I decided I shall not associate with foreigners the rest of my life and live only among Japanese people. The reason is I found in my life at an American company that Japanese people are happy people who can live without being concious about their nationalities so long as they live in Japan among Japanese people only. This is a rare case in the world and we know that it is not easy to share our ideas and feelings with foreigners in the true sense.

    Posted in: Ex-adviser to Abe praises apartheid as means of immigration control

  • 2

    Schopenhauer

    Abe and the government is trying to avert criticisms about their mistake (Abe's inadvertent remark invited the tragedy). On the contrary, Abe is shamelessly trying to strengthen his hawkish intention of changing the peace constition appealing cruelties and dangers of terrorrists. Japanese medias are reporting cruelties of the IS but no criticism about Abe's stupidity.

    Posted in: Abe wants SDF to be allowed to rescue Japanese citizens in danger

  • -5

    Schopenhauer

    The United Nations did not play any role in this matter. Are they worthwhile?

    Posted in: Abe expresses outrage at IS video purportedly showing Goto being beheaded

  • 4

    Schopenhauer

    Finally? It was a well known fact that Japanese businesses abused the system to their advantage of cheap labor. All know the system was not used training young people of the developing countries instead many had to work at sweat shops. I guess many go back to their countries having a bad image of Japan.

    Posted in: Gov't to tighten controls on foreign trainee program

  • 1

    Schopenhauer

    Eventually ISIS will fall. Globalism has negative aspects. It brings up all the problems of the world to the front. In the past, people of the world used to live in each district with different histories, different traditions, different economy and different beliefs. We did not have to worry about the things which happened in the different world. But today, the world is one and is not admitting the differences resulting in conflicts and economic confusions. By the way, what is the United Nations doing? It is the same without.

    Posted in: Families plead for lives of IS hostages as swap hopes fade

  • 5

    Schopenhauer

    Japanese people are not necessarily sympathetic to the hostage. He went to the place where he was warned not to.

    Posted in: Abe calls 24-hour hostage deadline despicable

  • -5

    Schopenhauer

    It is too late. It cannot erase his stupidity which caused the trouble.

    Posted in: Abe: Japan won't join U.S.-led military operation against IS

  • 6

    Schopenhauer

    Should not be involved in any religious war. Stay away!

    Posted in: Abe briefing document rules out Japan strike on Islamic State

  • -3

    Schopenhauer

    The world paying the price of globalism.

    Posted in: Hostage crisis reminds Japan it is a target: analysts

  • -7

    Schopenhauer

    Professor Takahashi made an interesting suggestion on Channel 6 this morning. It is that Japan to increase OAD financial assistance to Turkey and let Turkey negotiate with IS for the increased money. In that way Japan will not be criticized for paying money directly to IS to settle the issue. I suggest when the two returned to Japan, the Japanese government jail the two for causing troubles and damages because of their thoughtless deeds.

    Posted in: Hostage crisis reminds Japan it is a target: analysts

  • 3

    Schopenhauer

    Japan should stick to the spirit of her peace constitution. Abe's right wing and restorative tendency proved its danger this time. Japan must do utmost efforts to improve relations with neighboring countries and continue to keep friendly relations with all the countries of the world indiscriminating they are pro American or anti American.

    Posted in: Hostage crisis reminds Japan it is a target: analysts

  • -4

    Schopenhauer

    What I don't understand is "Did these two guys had done anything against IS?"

    Posted in: Japanese reporter's bid to save friend led to IS abduction

  • -11

    Schopenhauer

    Abe made a mistake. He should not go to the middle east and announce an financial aid in a manner which had a possibility of Islamic State misunderstanding it as an anti terrorist step of Japan against them. I felt it so when I saw Abe on TV meeting with Israel Prime Minister Netanyahu very friendly. A bigger mistake was made by American president Obama who withdrew U.S. Troops from Iraq and his week attitude on Syria issue. Islamic State is acting freely in Iraq and Syria now.

    Posted in: Abe cuts short Middle East trip to deal with hostage crisis

  • -16

    Schopenhauer

    Deserved. Onaga won the election appealling to irresponsible populism.

    Posted in: Gov't cuts budget for Okinawan economic development

  • -6

    Schopenhauer

    The government must reduce medical expenses. People have to pay more to doctors and hospitals. I went to a medical college hospital in Tokyo the other day and paid less than one hundred yen while it costed me 1,000 yen for transportation. This is ridiculous.

    Posted in: Gov't to use sales tax hike revenue to expand welfare spending

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