King Tama comments

Posted in: Japan revises law to ban parents from physically punishing children See in context

People should just stop killing their kids and we won't have this problem. Government can't prevent people from killing their kids.

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Posted in: Arctic could face another record hot year See in context

One day the world is just going to shake us off like so many gnats... unless we can find some other planets to ruin first.

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Posted in: EU worried about rise in whale exports to Japan from Iceland, Norway See in context

Research? What, how to make whale meat taste good? Tried it and it tastes like beef marinated in garbage juice for a week with a touch of low tide. Funny how people get so uppity about eating whales when octopus which are arguably much more intelligent are chopped up and made into delicious Takoyaki without a second thought.

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Posted in: Gov't unveils measures to prevent car crashes caused by elderly drivers See in context

Young people being crushed by the weight of the elderly, figuratively and literally.

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Posted in: Facebook to unveil new cryptocurrency See in context

Sounds like an effort to prolong the inevitable demise of Facebook. No way would I trust my money to that decrepit platform.

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Posted in: Nearly 50% of Japan's singles have no dating prospects: gov't survey See in context

What's the point of getting married and raising a family if you're just going to spend 80% of your waking life working for a company that doesn't value you enough to pay fair wages (not to mention obligatory nomikai), paying expensive club fees for children who you barely know, while your relationship with your spouse turns into a slowly sinking ship which you don't have the time nor inclination to stop? What time is there for any kind of self fulfillment?

The government's measures are to promote marriage, but why not create an environment where people actually want to get married in the first place?

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Posted in: Getting to zero: Tokushima town tries to recycle all its waste See in context

I agree with philly1 here, there's a lot the individual can do to mitigate waste. As the residents of Kamikatsu demonstrated, a little awareness and effort can go a long way in reducing waste, though as others pointed out, these methods and attitudes will be difficult to scale up to big cities like Tokyo, where people have to keep up with the hustle and bustle of city life.

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