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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 25 Jun 2013 10:21 pm

JR8 wrote:
Brah wrote:
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zzm9980 wrote:Japanese Rising Sun flags are readily sold in the US actually.


Why?

They're illegal to display in Japan.

I never heard that, but saw them there from time to time.
Can you quote your source?


My 'source' is from having lived there for 2 years.

Have you never been there? It'd akin to the Swastika flag in Germany, the suppressed monomaniacal pride thing: You really do feel they'd still love to wave it... but in global terms it would be 'impolite'. That after all is a reason why Japan changed it's flag after WW2, something few countries do!


Talk about stickin' your foot innit! You really did it this time. A lot of us have met Brah's Japanese wife. He's spent a hell of a lot more time in Japan than two years. I reckon you done bite off more'n you can chew this time. [-X

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Postby JR8 » Tue, 25 Jun 2013 11:20 pm

Yes.
As a part of the complete national guilt-tremor. (Monuments, monuments, plaques, *100 But NOT learning).

What struck me was just going out, to the station or shops. And just walking about up a back street and in place of a single small cobble would be a brass inset 'cobble' about 2.5*2.5"....

which might read something like:

'From this address
Were taken Martin Schultz 30,
his wife Sofia 25, and children
Jan 9, and Katrina 3
To Auschwitz, where they all perished
25 November 1942'

These are all over Berlin studded in the pavements, maybe 10-20 on a short street, thousands of them, from in front of where these people were dragged. If you have a moment to stop and breath/think, and read them, it's really heavy man. Sometimes it's too much... like you can never get away from the cloud, even if it isn't yours.

http://www.tripadvisor.com/LocationPhot ... erlin.html


It's like going out to the convenience store and tip-toeing over a graveyard or something on the way...

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Postby therat » Wed, 26 Jun 2013 12:01 am

German admit their wrong
Japan never.

Since Brah's wife is Japanese. May be can ask her, what does Japan history book talk about WWII?

They only mention USA drop 2 atomic bomb but did their text book mention 1937 Nanjing Massacre, , Unit 731, comfort woman.

Did their text book said they start WWII is to FREE the South East Asia?

Why Japan has a rocky relationship with China and Korea. Because Japan never admit and correct their history.

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Postby JR8 » Wed, 26 Jun 2013 12:12 am

Please lets not personalise this.

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Postby Hannieroo » Wed, 26 Jun 2013 12:15 am

You want Brah's wife to explain? Even if she herself was a poster that would be rude and overly personal.

Bad things happen in war. I doubt anyone looks good in any of it but the victors get to write the books, right?

Oh, and

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_wa ... d_by_Japan

I think it is a good thing to look how a war started and how people behaved during it so we never repeat it. But I'm not sure expecing apologies from people who haven't actually done anything is worth jack shit.

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Postby Brah » Wed, 26 Jun 2013 7:45 am

Now that was weird. And in one post this poster's name is mud from that post forward.

Obviously doesn't warrant a response. Except this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?hl=en-GB&v ... no#t=3m58s


Just quoting this in case the poster comes to his/her senses and tries deleting it.
therat wrote:German admit their wrong
Japan never.

Since Brah's wife is Japanese. May be can ask her, what does Japan history book talk about WWII?

They only mention USA drop 2 atomic bomb but did their text book mention 1937 Nanjing Massacre, , Unit 731, comfort woman.

Did their text book said they start WWII is to FREE the South East Asia?

Why Japan has a rocky relationship with China and Korea. Because Japan never admit and correct their history.

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Postby zzm9980 » Wed, 26 Jun 2013 8:15 am

JR8 wrote:
Brah wrote:
JR8 wrote:
zzm9980 wrote:Japanese Rising Sun flags are readily sold in the US actually.


Why?

They're illegal to display in Japan.

I never heard that, but saw them there from time to time.
Can you quote your source?




My 'source' is from having lived there for 2 years.

ZZMs is from having a bug up his a***


What the hell is that about and how is it in anyway related to this conversation? This is random and makes no sense even in the context of your current conversation.

Are you really going to keep having a sandy vagina over that other thread? *You're* the one who had the bug because you didn't like my observation about you, in your thread full of unflattering observations about everyone else. Don't forget that.

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Postby zzm9980 » Wed, 26 Jun 2013 8:20 am

JR8 wrote:Please lets not personalise this.


JR8 wrote:My 'source' is from having lived there for 2 years.

ZZMs is from having a bug up his a***


More hypocrisy, Funny!

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Postby the lynx » Wed, 26 Jun 2013 9:39 am

@therat

That's a little bit personal, especially if you had to pull a fellow poster's wife into this.

And the Japanese did made official and weighty apologies throughout many years to various groups; half of them had been rebuffed many times over due to (get this) linguistic disagreement. Go to Google if you need to see it for yourself.

And just as the Germans are uncomfortable to have someone else talk to them about the war, the Japanese are too. I have personally seen some idiots (friends) making insensitive references of the wars to these two groups (also my friends) and these idiots would deserve two slaps right across both cheeks.

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Postby therat » Wed, 26 Jun 2013 10:06 am

Brah wrote:Now that was weird. And in one post this poster's name is mud from that post forward.

Obviously doesn't warrant a response. Except this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?hl=en-GB&v ... no#t=3m58s


Just quoting this in case the poster comes to his/her senses and tries deleting it.
therat wrote:German admit their wrong
Japan never.

Since Brah's wife is Japanese. May be can ask her, what does Japan history book talk about WWII?

They only mention USA drop 2 atomic bomb but did their text book mention 1937 Nanjing Massacre, , Unit 731, comfort woman.

Did their text book said they start WWII is to FREE the South East Asia?

Why Japan has a rocky relationship with China and Korea. Because Japan never admit and correct their history.


Don't worry I will not delete my posting.

I'm always keep a distance away from Japanese.
For unknown reason, I had that kind of "feeling" since I'm young (like 9-10 yrs old).

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Postby Hannieroo » Wed, 26 Jun 2013 10:11 am

Ooh, implying racism from an early age is actually down to some undefinable sixth sense. Clever.

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Postby x9200 » Wed, 26 Jun 2013 11:31 am

therat, so how do you handle this small local schizophrenia with so many of you fascinated by Japanese products quality, thinking sh*t about goods of local and other SEA countries industries? Does it make you a bit uncomfortable?

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Postby Hannieroo » Wed, 26 Jun 2013 11:38 am

That's what I was wondering. There are so many Japanese food and beauty products touted as being superior to homegrown. They may well be, I don't know. But it seems to be a strong selling point.

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Postby therat » Wed, 26 Jun 2013 12:55 pm

x9200 wrote:therat, so how do you handle this small local schizophrenia with so many of you fascinated by Japanese products quality, thinking sh*t about goods of local and other SEA countries industries? Does it make you a bit uncomfortable?


As long as they don't start the topic of WWII.


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