i used to live near there. not much happens, so this will be the subject of gossip for years. i just hope there aren't any surviving relatives don't live nearby.
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quercetum hahaha, haven't been here long, have you? fyi, honestly means next to nothing to the japanese, there are far more important thing to worry about.
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did he say he was drunk and didn't remember?
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does this woman know she is in japan?
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laws absolutely infringe on free speech. as soon as a govt makes it illegal to say something, you are not free and there potential for misuse of the law. education and information should shape our society, not laws that ultimately protect only the people with power. but amazingly i know many people who seem willing to throw freedom away and acquiesce each time freedom is eroded further.
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rainyday, you've made the classic mistake that most naysayers make. you mention "Segways, Myspace, Betamax, Blackberries, Pets.com". in every forward move, some individual efforts fail, but the main idea moves on. segway fails but new transport thrives. myspace fails but social media thrives. getting the idea? cryptocurrency is 100% guaranteed to thrive. it may be bitcoin, it may be a different currency, but it will be part of our future.
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absolutely. it will be worth many times more in just a few years. people who call it worthless and like the people who have rejected advancement in every generation.
sun around earth/flat earth/industrialisation/equality/technology....the list goes on and some people are always against change, as they can't see it as progress. no matter, it happens anyway.
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he'll never be big in usa, but that's not because he is no good. he is a seriously talented musician. but x japan's style of bombastic euro-rock doesn't sell in usa.
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ossan, i don't understand your strange hostility. how am i trolling?
do you have a strong opinion on this issue that is clouding your interaction?
i don't have any opinion, i am simply trying to learn more. i want to read accounts from a variety of sources. thank you for the one you shared. as you say, it's not very reliable as it is written by an enemy party, but still worth reading. again, if you have any others, i'd love to read them.
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thanks again ossanamerica,
i'm not arguing by the way, just trying to learn about the topic.
to me, the us army report isn't evidence in itself, it's a report of claims made, which would become a small part of the evidence as a whole. the wording is hardly neutral either, which makes it suspect.
nakasone and others deny coercion to comfort women.
part of what i'm trying to learn is if the women were there willingly or not. and then, what actually happened.
do you happen to know of any reputable accounts?
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thanks ossanamerica. that doc isn't exactly overwhelming evidence, is it? and nakasone has denied sex slaves. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/03/23/AR2007032300304.html?noredirect=on
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thank you, alfie noakes.
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plasticmoney, i often hear "There is plenty of documentation". But do you know where it can be found?
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can anyone direct me to evidence that comfort women existed? i don't mean people saying it happened, but actual proof. any language is fine. it must exist, but i've never been able to find any.
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