This has been on the news for a few days and yet only now do i find myself writing about it. This incideny would have helped the Japanese view foreigners as less hairy barbarian and more as humans like them. With all the help they are currently receiving from other countries.
However a lot of people are considering what happened as a good thing. A lot of Americans are basing all of this with pearl harbor, even though we nuked Japan twice which was double over kill as to the pearl harbor attack. Yes I’m generalizing it but I’m only speaking of those who are saying such, not everyone as a whole.
Idk, it just gets me riffled when I see such illogical crap spouting from the high and mighty americans from this situation. Now I truly see why we are viewed as such bad people to the world outside. It’s a tragedy when it happens to us, but when it happens to another country, it’s ll just a joke. Right now, I’m ashamed I’m American. A majority of people killed at pearl harbor were soldiers, however a majority killed in Japan by the 2 fucking nukes was a mass of civilians. It happened 60 years ago, people have lost those they loved in the incident. But bearing a grudge is exactly why people can never change.
Anyway, as I said to my clan a few hours back, the negativity is not only routing from certain american individuals, but also figureheads inside Japan. The current govenor of Japan, Ishihara, that did things as if he was a dictator had this to say.
The identity of the Japanese people is greed.
This tsunami represents a good opportunity to cleanse this greed, and one we must avail ourselves of.
Indeed, I think this is divine punishment.*Taken from sankakucomplex
Basically he was saying that all the people that died, all the people who lost their homes, all those who grieve in general of what happened, are simply now an opportunity to change Japan. It’s people like him that make me sick more than anything. People that have the power to change things, see the world like this and thus prevents change. Greed indeed, but that greed lies with people like him, not the innocent people.
Most of this was copied and pasted from my conversation.