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kiboushaJun. 25, 2015 - 10:36AM JST
They're bored, when humans have no common enemy, they turn to hurt each other. My suggestion is to give them a common enemy, send them to war, let them experience what they sign up for in the first place.
Posted in: SDF said to be rife with bullying, mental illness and suicide
kiboushaJun. 23, 2015 - 08:24AM JST
"seishain", lol, Japanese people need to wake up, seishain is a scheme to keep wages low during the "good times". What happen when bad times come ? no more "seishain", you're now absolete, because you only know how your galapagos company operates, you lack general skill in anything, good luck finding a company that will require your galapagos skill.
Posted in: I don't think there would be many companies that will directly hire temp workers after three years. Switching jobs is really tough for those who leave their jobs in their 40s and 50s, even if they were once regular employees.
kiboushaJun. 20, 2015 - 05:31PM JST
In a company I worked for, my boss in our team was on track to be promoted into a position (not to replace but to work together) with another manager that was already holding the position years earlier. The manager threaten to quit if my boss got promoted, the company listened to him. THAT'S why Japanese companies will continue its steady decline, old jijis not allowing younger guys to take chances and risks for the company, fearing it will jeopardize their retirements.
Posted in: Japanese electronics makers failed partly due to internally promoted top managers; I hope Honda won’t fall into the same rut.
kiboushaJun. 17, 2015 - 12:48PM JST
Nothing cures insomnia like watching tiger woods playing golf.
Posted in: Which sports, when they are played well, do you find the most exciting to watch, and which sports do you find so boring that you can't understand how anyone could find them interesting?
kiboushaJun. 13, 2015 - 06:08PM JST
Any serious martial artist can beat an untrained person in a duel. The problem with criminals, they usually attack in packs, no amount of martial arts can safe you from 3 guys with knives.
Posted in: Which martial arts would you recommend to someone wanting to learn a means of self-defense?
kiboushaJun. 05, 2015 - 10:05AM JST
I don't blame the director, I blame movie goers. Most of them can't accept anything but white-blue-eyed leads as characters they adore. No offense to white-blue-eyed people, you guys are great :)
Posted in: Cameron Crowe apologizes for casting Emma Stone in part-Asian role
kiboushaJun. 02, 2015 - 02:41PM JST
If I was the hackers I would've waited a few more months when the "my number" system is implemented, they'd have a much more complete data of everyone, health care, investment accounts, taxes, etc. Now they're "alerted", not that it means anything for determined hackers.
Posted in: Japan pension system hacked; 1.25 mil cases of personal data leaked
kiboushaMay. 28, 2015 - 07:47AM JST
Imho, what Europe did wrong was it flooded itself with immigration (mostly muslims) without letting the slower process of assimilation to take place first. My experience tells me, when a mass of people come into a foreign land, they tend to crowd around themselves. It's uncomfortable being around strangers with differing values, it's easier to stay within your comfort zones. With Japanese attitudes towards foreigners, you can forget about "understanding" when that happens in Japan.
Posted in: If Muslims in Japan live peaceful lives without forgetting the virtues of Islam, understanding of Muslims will spread.
kiboushaMay. 22, 2015 - 07:41AM JST
It's the norm in Asia, not just in Japan. I've worked & lived in five countries. I like learning, observing and blending in with the locals. I'm a "when in Rome, do as the Romans do" kind of person.
Posted in: What do you think of the custom of taking one's shoes off before coming indoors at home? Would you do it in your country?
kiboushaMay. 21, 2015 - 10:08AM JST
Why blame Hollywood ? It's the general public that decides what movies get made, more people pay for super heroes and remakes, then more producers will make super heroes and remakes, basic economy 101 there.
Posted in: Hollywood is bombarding us this summer with lots of sequels and remakes, such as “Mad Max: Fury Road,” “The Avengers: Age of Ultron,” “Terminator: Genisys,” “Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation," "Jurassic World," "Fantastic Four" and "The Man From U.N.C.L.E.," among others. Whatever happened to creativity and originality in films?
kiboushaMay. 14, 2015 - 02:48PM JST
Japan where marriage means the man thinks he has a second mother that takes care of him and put up with his crap, and the woman thinks she has a "big son" that needs to be controlled and put into submission "her way".
Posted in: How women can manipulate clueless men
kiboushaMay. 06, 2015 - 01:27AM JST
Remakes are Hollywood's answer to an audience that doesn't accept non-white male leads.
Posted in: What do you think of Hollywood remakes of Japanese horror, fantasy and manga stories?
kiboushaApr. 29, 2015 - 09:25AM JST
The reason you end up in the job you're in could be because you have some love for the job in the first place. Everyone goes through boredom at the job they thought of as dream job when they started. A Japanese co-worker told me passion is not found, it's created, through effort, a lot of effort. That stuck with me until now.
Posted in: What are some tips for keeping motivated if you're in a repetitive job, doing the same thing all day every day?
kiboushaApr. 21, 2015 - 08:52AM JST
Though I'm not a fan of Steve Jobs, he had some nice things to say about this. You can't connect the dots, unless you look back. Something happens and you think it's bad when it happens, but it could be a blessing when you look back on it. So move on and make sure you can look back on it later and tell yourself "I'm glad that happened".
Posted in: What advice would you give to someone who has experienced rejection from someone they like, or who has been told by a partner that he/she wants to end the relationship?
kiboushaApr. 19, 2015 - 08:53AM JST
In Chinese culture, or is it Asian culture ? or maybe the world ? The sins of the fathers must be repayed by his children and grand children. Even when China accepted the apologies, their schools still teach children what Japan did (history must be taught right ?) and those children will grow up seeking revenge, because revenge is what filial sons are supposed to do.
Posted in: Japan must apologise for WWII until it is forgiven: Novelist Murakami
kiboushaApr. 10, 2015 - 07:55PM JST
Everyone knows its a bubble, but no one knows when it will pop, only need one or two of those hedge fund managers to wake up feeling sad one day and decided it's time to cash in.
Posted in: Nikkei retreats after topping 20,000
kiboushaApr. 10, 2015 - 11:02AM JST
During the printing press revolution didn't they say something in the line of "books and education are nothing more than poison to focus, productivity, and reality".
Posted in: Smartphones are nothing more than poison to intelligence, personality and creativity.
kiboushaApr. 03, 2015 - 10:18AM JST
Autism is not a disease, google "Specialisterne", this company employs wide range of autists as computer programmers, debuggers, and data entry workers. Apparently their debuggers are 8 times more efficient than "normal" people who are easily distracted and can't appreciate the delicate intricacies of sequence, numbers, and details.
Posted in: World Autism Awareness Day
kiboushaApr. 02, 2015 - 02:45PM JST
and no one complains about "MINI COMPO, REIZOUKOU, TEREBI, KAISHUU ITASHIMASUI!!!" ... sad people are just sad.
Posted in: Residents up in arms over children's noise at daycare centers
kiboushaApr. 02, 2015 - 09:40AM JST
Don't worry guys, once the genius investors and CEOs figure out what to do with extra billions in their bank account, you and me are going to get some of the sprinkled money they're so willing to spend. They're just not willing to spend it right now, same reason people like you and me aren't willing to buy spend, because of that, CEOs aren't willing to spend, because we aren't willing to spend, so corporations aren't willing to spend, because the market isn't willing to spend, and so on. Abenomics, the art of going in circles, realizing it and ignoring it.
Posted in: Prices of food items rise from 4-13%
Jul. 04, 2015 - 08:42PM JST
The hamburger and chicken burgers look great and she has a very attractive smile.
Posted in: Samurai burgers
Jul. 04, 2015 - 08:40PM JST
@JerryL Jul. 04, 2015 - 08:39AM JST
Perhaps, at this point, it makes sense for Greece…
Posted in: Greek PM urges 'No' vote to 'live with dignity in Europe'
Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam all have strong economic growth potential, and are promising destinations…
Posted in: Japan pledges Y750 bil to Mekong nations as China prepares new bank
Jul. 04, 2015 - 08:36PM JST
Now here's a good use for drones, patrolling areas like this for people about to commit…
Posted in: Man held for abandoning body of woman he met on suicide site
Jul. 04, 2015 - 08:29PM JST
I hope they absolutely pants the Americans.
Posted in: Japan back in Women's World Cup final after emotional 2011 win