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nedinjapanMay. 17, 2013 - 08:48AM JST
The police here is simply too dumb! I have called them 3 times about a stalker who has left his car in my parking space, and they told me to contact him myself! Basically they suspect why a stalker may be stalking you, did you do something to bother him?! This is their attitude and their justification to sit on their ass all day long. Also they lack the ability to connect dots and get a direction; they told me to call them if the stalker came down and attacked me?!
Posted in: Suspect in stalking-murder case pleads not guilty
nedinjapanMay. 15, 2013 - 09:59AM JST
Hashimoto's talk amounts to Holocaust denial and he should be dismissed from his position. Abe's photo with 731 is such a big insult to all humanity. What an idiot, a hypocrite and a piece of Sh** he is ... He would have been made to resign if this happened in Europe.
Posted in: China, S Korea criticize Hashimoto over comfort women comments
nedinjapanFeb. 26, 2013 - 09:36AM JST
There is so much 'grudge' in this society. They need to understand that both the murderers who committed the crimes and the people who want them dead, are suffering from the same problem: holding a 'grudge'. They need more spiritual care and these shrines and temples apparently are not providing much; they just sell them wishes ...
Posted in: Survey shows 85.2% of Japanese in favor of death penalty
nedinjapanFeb. 18, 2013 - 08:43AM JST
I am not surprised at all. One of these researchers said "Increased radiation may be even good for their health". After all the stories of the cover-ups including finding of Plutonium and neutron particles around the power plant, and while the radiation release has not been controlled yet, this is just outrageous. If you want to make that area safe and show it is safe, do the following:
1- Cover the nuclear reactors releasing radioactivity with a thick structure as Russians did; people cannot wait decades for your cleanup work while earthquakes keep coming.
2- Open a cancer registry just like a few other cancer registries that exist in some of the Japanese cities and allow independent researchers follow the cancer data for the next 10-20 years.
3- Otherwise, stop denial and deception.
Posted in: No ill health effects seen in residents near Fukushima plant yet: researcher
nedinjapanFeb. 14, 2013 - 10:28AM JST
Don't be so naive about the true intentions of Japanese women buying chocolate! They are investing with very high returns for the White Day, when they expect the boyfriend to buy them Brand goods worth 100 times more than the chocolate they bought.
Posted in: In Japan, women, not men, throng stores to buy Valentine's chocolates
nedinjapanFeb. 13, 2013 - 06:44PM JST
ChibaChick, Yes, it stands for benign Prostatic hypertrophy, usually treated with TUR (trans-urethral resection). But in many of the elderly, in fact you can reduce the size of the engorged prostate by milking it, through TR (touche rectal) or more naturally, by sex! I have had a couple of Japanese friends who stopped seeing a doctor and being tested for Prostatic cancer antigens and etc after they realized they simply needed to empty the prostate once in a while ...
Posted in: Woman arrested for running brothels for elderly
nedinjapanFeb. 13, 2013 - 11:19AM JST
Sidesmile, sorry, but isn't it early for lunch? I was having coffee and thinking of the discriminated elderly ... : - )
nedinjapanFeb. 13, 2013 - 11:09AM JST
The negative reactions are part of the common ageism in the Japanese society. They mention pension because the society is assumed to expect the elderly to spend the pension for food, healthcare, elderly care houses, but not sex. Few people are enraged and feel disgusted with the promotion in the Japanese media of the idea that only very young girls are attractive and have sex appeal (a form of pedophilia). But old people are considered pervert in this society for spending money, especially pension funds, on sex. In fact the opposite is true. I have seen many elderly male patients who had symptoms of BPH only because of engorged prostate filled with secretions that could be emptied through sexual activity.
nedinjapanFeb. 13, 2013 - 10:04AM JST
Let me enlighten you. Japanese law works hand in hand with the Yakuza. That is how Soap parlors in almost every city offer prostitutes to customers with hardly any legal interference. This lady was doing her own business with no Yakuza protection. That cannot be permitted under Japanese law. Just write it down your diary ....
nedinjapanFeb. 12, 2013 - 09:06AM JST
Oh, I forgot the most frequent word: "iran" (means iranai, I am not interested, I don't want or need it ...)
Posted in: Survey reveals Japan’s 'Top 10 Words' - all remarkably positive
nedinjapanFeb. 12, 2013 - 09:04AM JST
Let me say what I keep hearing a lot from young Japanese reacting to the environment, people and situations around them: "Yabai", "Kimoi" (means kimochi warui), "Hidoi", "Mecha samui", "Sugoi", "Oishii", "Mazui", "Takai", "Yasui" ....
nedinjapanFeb. 12, 2013 - 08:34AM JST
LohmannBond, I don't think it is much about whale meat being a 'cultural dish' for the Japanese. As Scott West says above, it is the 'bullying' culture that has bugged this issue. They want to prove to the world that they 'can' keep hunting the whales and enforce their 'right' to eat whales. It is not about 'logic' and 'argument' when the Japanese have a conflict, it is about who can 'intimidate' the other and win. They have entered such an 'obsessive' fight which makes no sense as another article here showed how much money the tax-payers are losing over this non-productive whale hunt.
Posted in: Anti-whaling group takes battle to U.S. Supreme Court
nedinjapanFeb. 07, 2013 - 09:41AM JST
Cats are lovely. I love them. I hope more people realize how friendly and sweet they are.
Posted in: Internet cat stars scratch the surface for fame
nedinjapanFeb. 07, 2013 - 09:39AM JST
We are simply reminded that we should not forget large earthquakes are common in Japan. Why does a simple reminder scare us and make us enter the 'denial' mode? I am also ready to pack and go when the time is right. I am tired of checking food labels on each and every item to make sure they don't come from earthquake-tsunami-radiation hit areas, and they tell me cheap restaurants use those anyway ...
Posted in: Stepped-up seismic activity raises concerns that big quake may be looming
nedinjapanFeb. 07, 2013 - 09:28AM JST
It is a sign of homophobia. If it were a female statue, as there are already dozens in streets and parks all over Japan, no one would complain. The immature society here wants a Kawaii thing, even if very silly, but not a work of art; they can't appreciate it, they just can't !
Posted in: Shimane town demands pants for Michelangelo's David sculpture
nedinjapanFeb. 06, 2013 - 04:38PM JST
To travel to Fukushima has no risk, living there is different. I would travel to Fukushima too but would never agree to live there. I already rejected the offer to work in their university's international relations ...
Posted in: New Fukushima pictures show wreckage of plant
nedinjapanFeb. 06, 2013 - 01:22PM JST
Heda, thanks. I read the Forbes article. It is not written by a scientist, I presume, and is taking the 'background radiation' issue as a proxy for increased levels in Chernobyl and Fukushima (UNSCEAR “does not recommend multiplying low doses by large numbers of individuals to estimate numbers of radiation-induced health effects within a population exposed to incremental doses at levels equivalent to or below natural background levels.” ) These are not the only places with increased background radiation. The former Soviets have left vast areas in Kazakhstan, and uranium trails in Uzbekistan contaminated without releasing any studies on the health impact to people. I have visited some of these areas. No official data but loads of blood disorders, cancer deaths and low levels of life expectancy are widely reported by people. This should have not happened in a developed and high income country such as Japan. TEPCO was saving billions in their bank accounts and not spending to upgrade their old designs and outdated structures, to stay richer and more profitable. Now the people of Fukushima and nearby areas should pay in generations, for electricity that was meant for Tokyo.
nedinjapanFeb. 06, 2013 - 01:02PM JST
Heda, The average individual dose of background radiation exposure has been estimated in the UK at 2.70 mSv/year and at 3.75 mSv in Japan. This is the range that the UNSCEAR applies. We are talking about 'Extra' levels of exposure, and radiation researchers know that any extra amount 'counts'. Do you see how they play with words so that they have not said anything wrong but at the same time hidden the real message? God, how I wish I could become a smart writer like that ;-)
nedinjapanFeb. 06, 2013 - 12:49PM JST
Heda, I read your quote of UNSCEAR, such as "The linear no-threshold dose hypothesis (LNT) does not apply to doses less than 10 rem (0.1 Sv)". This is totally correct. The issue is a lot more complex, however. Remember the atomic bombings were a "one-time event". The radiation came in a shock wave, and that was it. We are talking about people who live in areas where a continuous exposure to radiation and as far a constant supply of more radiation exists. The question is about 'years of living' under higher levels of exposure. The extra doses will be added up, and only god knows how much 137 Cesium has been added to soil, underground water, and will keep draining into the environment from the broken down reactors. Don't you see the significance of these extra variables?
nedinjapanFeb. 06, 2013 - 12:36PM JST
Heda, get this quote: "As for the magnitude of radiation doses, the average exposure dose of A-bomb survivors is about 0.25 Sv, compared with an average dose of about 0.004 Sv/yr for nuclear workers, and less than 0.001 Sv for environmental exposure. So this is not such a high dose study that some may think it is, and you can get a lot of information on low dose radiation ... . In the Solid Cancer Incidence Dose Response, we have seen no evidence of non-linearity in the dose response (Table 3). Statistically significant trends are seen on the 0 – 0.15 Gy range, and the low dose range trend is consistent with that for the full range." I have all the files and am going to release them to show who the liars are ...
May. 20, 2013 - 05:37AM JST
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May. 20, 2013 - 05:35AM JST
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Posted in: Gov't - but not Ishihara - backs away from Hashimoto's comfort women comments
May. 20, 2013 - 05:03AM JST
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May. 20, 2013 - 04:34AM JST
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