Since Japan Today commenters seem to hate Japan and Japanese so much, these kinds of articles get lots of attention -- like red meat thrown to dogs.
-12 ( +4 / -16 )
Japan is already too crowded. Population decline followed by stabilization would be a blessing for future generations -- more resources, like land, to go around. The old-timers are going to die off soon, problem solved, but that horde of foreign servants you brought in to care for them will remain and multiply, forever changing the character of your country (likely for the worse). Growth is not the best economic model. A model based on increased efficiency is best. Our planet cannot continue to support unending growth.
-3 ( +6 / -9 )
Allowing Sharia courts to exist within a secular society is like welcoming Satan to the table as long as he behaves himself.
9 ( +9 / -0 )