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Hayashi plays 'Imagine' on piano at Liverpool G7 dinner

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Haha, cool story and pretty untypical Japanese (not trying to generalize or anything).. it takes guts to play an impromptu piece, for such a selected audience.

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I'm starting to like this Hayashi guy more and more.

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this is the guy who is walking like a complete boss in the other Korean article... now he pwns the piano like a complete boss. starting to like the guy too!

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I wish he has played a japanese tune instead.

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"Imagine" is international and is much more fitting for the occasion.

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“Imagine that there are no nations.” This song is very fitting to the occasion because these globalists world leaders want to destroy nationalism and promote globalism to usher in the one world economy, one world government, one world religion that will eventually be ruled by the AntiChri . . t.

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But they possess large swaths of land

In Okinawa I assure you

Out of greed they do

There's no brotherhood here

Imagine all the people 

Living life in peace.

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interesting he picked a song that promotes communism.

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It's not too complex of a song.

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zichiToday  03:38 pm JST

I can't imagine how the song promotes communism.

Lennon was kind of a famous person from Liverpool.

Most people are aware of the meaning of the song; it's not really a secret.

* Lennon later confirmed **that the similarities between his ideals set out in the song and Communism were indeed deliberate: “‘Imagine’, which says: ‘Imagine that there was no more religion, no more country, no more politics,’ is virtually the Communist Manifesto, even though I’m not particularly a Communist and I do not belong to any movement.”*

https://faroutmagazine.co.uk/john-lennon-imagine-real-meaning-communism/

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zichiToday  03:38 pm JST

I can't imagine how the song promotes communism.

Let me play it for you again:

 Lennon later confirmed **that the similarities between his ideals set out in the song and Communism were indeed deliberate: “‘Imagine’, which says: ‘Imagine that there was no more religion, no more country, no more politics,’ is virtually the Communist Manifesto, even though I’m not particularly a Communist and I do not belong to any movement.”*

https://faroutmagazine.co.uk/john-lennon-imagine-real-meaning-communism/

zichiToday  04:32 pm JST

The song does not promote communism.

See above.

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Imagine if he has played Sakura Sakura instead.

That would be nostalgic.

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Communism = diabolism = Red = anti-US sentiments. Can this equation establish itself?

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Isn't it true that on Oct. 26, 1965 the Beatles were conferred Orders of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth?

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They later returned the orders to the government in a show of protest against the escalating Vietnam War which the U.K. supported.

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