Bjorn Tormention, unfortunately, some people confuse ‘opened minded’ with ‘empty headed’, don’t they? It’s quite a common ailment amongst anti-vaxxers and conspiracy theorists, but fortunately, there is also a sure-fire cure: a comprehensive education. Unfortunately, I suspect that such people have been lead to believe that that cure is the real cause of cancer, Covid 19 and communism.
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“Man beaten to death for molesting boy” would be the ideal headline in an ideal world.
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It will take a few more celebrity deaths to wake these people up.
They don't seem to respond very much to anything else.
Garypen, who are “these people” you refer to? Not the whole population of Japan, surely? That would make you rrrrr...eally in need of a more nuanced set of pronouns. There are plenty of Japanese who’d be pretty angry at the response of some of their fellow citizens, though, I’d be willing to bet. My wife, for one.
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“The signs are in English because it is presumed that gaijin are the primary carriers of the virus and do not heed to the requests to staying home.”
Occam’s Razor suggests that it might just be because they want to reach a wider audience, ne?
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“Assess the facts calmly folks. This is not going to wipe out school kids if we re-open schools.”
Nooooo, just their grandparents and some of their teachers. That’s me assessing the facts calmly, mate.
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“Everything is under control, so far.”
That’s so good to hear, Mr President.
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Yes, it’ll be a slaughter all right - Trump shooting himself in the foot every time he opens his yapper.
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The balance of likes and dislikes on this comment thread suggests that JT readers interested in research, objectivity and true justice are in the minority. I had hoped for better.
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It appears that many people posting here are unaware of the details of the case. There was a serious miscarriage of justice committed and it has finally been corrected thanks to seven wise and objective judges of the Australian High Court.
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