A cashless society is a thinly-veiled attempt to monitor, trace, and tax your money. Everything will be permanently recorded on a central database and is yet another loss of liberty and freedom to big business and their govt lackeys. Why do you think there's such a push for it in Japan? The amount of untaxed cash sitting in bedroom safes in Japan is staggering and the government wants it. Be careful what you wish for as you may not like it once you have it.
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Multiply it times 10 is 3140 cases.
Among a population of 14.000.000 in Tokyo is 0.02%.
Nationwide x10 is 15190
Among a population of 120.000.000 is 0.01%.
That doesnt gives me any sleepless night.
Somebody finally gets it. I'm appalled at how many people think it's a good idea to give the economic death sentence to small businesses for a few thousand cases of what for many is a bad cold. There's a wealth transfer in effect in the west, and it's the global blue chips that are profiting at the expense of small business owners and the average Joe. We'll also sadly see the neurological damage of starving our children's brains of oxygen much further down the line. The world's gone mad.
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The tally brought Tokyo's cumulative total to 36,778
...of which 32,546 persons have been discharged.
Not worth killing the economy for, especially small/family businesses.
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Cram schools represent the abject failure of the Japanese education system. They are an abhorrent imposition on childhood.
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Whatever any of you numbnuts think, opinionate, or profess, Biden is not the President of the United States, and Trump is the President of the United States. Irregardless of what happens next, America has slipped a couple of rungs down the ladder of civilization and is an embarrassment for us all.
While we wait to find out who the next President will be, enjoy getting red in the face about the kabuki.
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Catabolism as Western civilization further declines and devours itself. The number of us who recognise the circling vultures, or hear the soft pad of the wolves' in the shadows, dwindles every day. Be it Trump's boorish personality or the Democrat's fraudulent election, we are witnessing events that are but constituent parts of the fall of our civilization. You are all merely shouting into the wind, as am I.
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Happy to see the back of them, they make foreigners here look like twats driving around in their silly go-karts.
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Japan should do more to encourage well-educated, skilled westerners to move to Japan and provide corporate tax exemptions for regional headquarters of global blue chips. Japan should be looking at the top rather than bottom end of the immigration scale, at those who seek a more civilised life and are focused on shared growth rather than from poorer neighbours seeking money or looking to exploit; the current rise in immigration is beginning to disrupt Japan in the wrong way and it will change society here indelibly.
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