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SchopenhauerAug. 24, 2015 - 09:10AM JST
This is wonderful! Plagirism is a national disgrace.
Posted in: Folding fan emblem proposed for 2020 Olympics soars in popularity
SchopenhauerAug. 19, 2015 - 08:47AM JST
Moderate reactions from Korea is there was America's persuasions or pressures through diplomatic route.
Posted in: U.S. experts: Abe WWII statement could help Korea ties
SchopenhauerAug. 13, 2015 - 08:06AM JST
Easy and shallow comparisons. The writer does not know histories of Japan, China and Korea very well. Cultural and geopolitical situations of european and asian countries totally different in those days.
Posted in: 7 decades after WWII, many praise Germany, scorn Japan
SchopenhauerAug. 12, 2015 - 07:25AM JST
"Committed to the nuclear power" is too strong. Japan is trying its power sources more well balanced. The other sources of powers will be improved with less damages to the environment and lower costs. Nuclear plants will be operated and controlled carefully. With one unfortunate accident, to stop all the nuclear plants permanently is not rational.
Posted in: Japan committed to nuclear power despite Fukushima disaster
SchopenhauerAug. 08, 2015 - 12:08PM JST
U.S. Bases on Okinawa are "gold mines" for them. They know it is a most effective card to withdraw money from the central government. It will be solved with money after all.
Posted in: Opposite views
SchopenhauerAug. 07, 2015 - 09:20AM JST
I don't think Japan's relations with China and Korea were really bad as it is reported. It is the governments of China and Korea which intentionally created crises for their political purposes. Their attitudes to Japan are changing when they are facing economical problems.
Posted in: Panel praises Japan's postwar economy before Abe speaks
SchopenhauerAug. 06, 2015 - 08:22AM JST
Paying a big sacrifieces of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan for the first time could become a true modern democratic nation. No Japanese today thinks prewar Japan was a good society and wants to return to the old Japan which was built upon the sacrifices of the individuals where a nation dominated individuals being the country more important than individual happiness. Japan could not become a modern nation until the defeat. Japanese people before the war were still under the strong influences of feudal ages. Abe is wrong in putting too much values on the nation than the happiness of individuals.
Posted in: Japan marks 70th anniversary of Hiroshima atomic bombing
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
Aug. 28, 2015 - 06:18AM JST
mas tur ba ,,,,,ion of this represent it!
Posted in: Dark side of colonization
Aug. 28, 2015 - 06:11AM JST
"Other residents reported hearing loud noises and a woman crying out on Tuesday night."
Posted in: Body of naked woman found in Tokyo apartment
Aug. 28, 2015 - 06:08AM JST
I don't find this one really inspiring. Whenever I think of colonialism I imagine myself a…
Aug. 28, 2015 - 06:06AM JST
Because those days are over and the MadBeards have taken over.
Funny that when people warned…
Posted in: Syrian rebel commander killed in Turkey car bomb
Aug. 28, 2015 - 06:00AM JST
To paraphrase: "A nation that lives by the gun, dies by the gun".
Posted in: Fired reporter kills 2 former co-workers on live TV in Virginia