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China, Japan, Korea Grudge
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I just picked my nose. It's fun digging for the gold!
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This is becoming less and less of an issue as time goes on with younger generations.

Much of the animosity towards Japan from older people in China and Korea stems from the atrocities that Japan committed against the Chinese and Korean people during the early part of the 20th century. What may have perpetuated this tension for so long is the fact that the Japanese government has been unwilling to recognize let alone apologize for what happened.
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children your trying to understand a bias that is 1,000 years in the making. If you want to stop the pointing finger open your hands, and heart and minds.
You will be your childrens teachers and the first thing you should promote is that people come in all faces, colors and creeds and that's what makes them human. And predjudice has no place in the future of our planet
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Where I live, I have a lot of Chinese, Korean and Japanese friends. Being in the U.S., it's less of a problem. We are far from Asia and are forced to live together, so we see how we really are. If you live in China or Korea, everyone around you grew up knowing the things that Japan did. So it's tough to not be raised with that negative mindset especially when everyone tells you stuff like Japan is evil because of what they've done.

Honestly, it's just the way you're brought up. Growing up, if your parents and friends constantly tell you so and so race is bad because they did this and that, then of course you're going to have that mindset as well. However, as new generations are born it becomes less of a problem since that mindset slowly dissipates.

Yes, it's horrible what Japan did to other Asian nations, but it's not something that I consciously think about. Personally, it's ridiculous to think that a whole nation is horrible based on something that happened generations ago by different people. I will say one thing though, it's stupid that Japan refuses to acknowledge the atrocities they committed in the past. Can you believe some Japanese people don't think any of it ever happened?

However, the same can be said about other countries like the U.S. We're never really taught about all the bad things our country has done. *sigh* We just all need to keep an open mind. There are good and bad people all around the world. Also, there are always going to be people in every nation who thinks they're better than other nations. It's a given. I don't think it's right, but there's nothing you can do about it. It's just how all of us are raised.
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xyukihirokunx wrote:

Where I live, I have a lot of Chinese, Korean and Japanese friends. Being in the U.S., it's less of a problem. We are far from Asia and are forced to live together, so we see how we really are. If you live in China or Korea, everyone around you grew up knowing the things that Japan did. So it's tough to not be raised with that negative mindset especially when everyone tells you stuff like Japan is evil because of what they've done.

Honestly, it's just the way you're brought up. Growing up, if your parents and friends constantly tell you so and so race is bad because they did this and that, then of course you're going to have that mindset as well. However, as new generations are born it becomes less of a problem since that mindset slowly dissipates.

Yes, it's horrible what Japan did to other Asian nations, but it's not something that I consciously think about. Personally, it's ridiculous to think that a whole nation is horrible based on something that happened generations ago by different people. I will say one thing though, it's stupid that Japan refuses to acknowledge the atrocities they committed in the past. Can you believe some Japanese people don't think any of it ever happened?

However, the same can be said about other countries like the U.S. We're never really taught about all the bad things our country has done. *sigh* We just all need to keep an open mind. There are good and bad people all around the world. Also, there are always going to be people in every nation who thinks they're better than other nations. It's a given. I don't think it's right, but there's nothing you can do about it. It's just how all of us are raised.


LOL I forgot to mention I live in Canada at the moment... everyone tends to think we're a collage rather than a melting pot (no offense) and everyone thinks Canadians are the peacekeepers of the world, but in Vancouver, you can usually see some very VERY slight underlining racism... Especially with the Koreans and Chinese where I live, since there's a lot of us...

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a619ko wrote:

Uhhhhh....We're all human. Nufff said.

Seriously, the only superior people, are the ones that make an individual effort to succeed...

There is NO such thing as one race, being superior above the rest. It's always each persons own individual effort.

Look at the Olympics, you have all types of people winning.


THIS.

Hating, country bashing and all other forms of hatred is so old. people need to get over it and move on.
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lol all asians are related... but on a serious note its pretty hard to forget a grudge tat has been their for longer then 1000 or so years. For example nobody is gunna forget about the holocaust. I admit my family (korean) is biased like how my mom says "dont buy japanese cars cuz ur supporting them" (which i think is stupid cuz the japanese make better cars then koreans). Since this is CR im put a quote from Fullmetal Alchemist: (its not exact cuz its from memory)
Scars master "forgive them"
Scar " Are you telling me to forget what they did to us?"
Scars master: "No im not telling you to forget. never forget wat they did but forgive them. Forgiving and forgetting is 2 different things"
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xyukihirokunx wrote:
However, the same can be said about other countries like the U.S. We're never really taught about all the bad things our country has done. *sigh*

Hmm... I have to disagree about the US never teaching the bad things our country has done. From my 12 grades of education (though the majority of it came from high school) I remember learning about the Native American genocide, the slave trade, segregation, the dropping of the A-bombs, the usage of agent orange in Vietnam War, and a lot of other "bad things" the US or an individual politician has been responsible for. I don't think it's fair to make out like America is hiding its dark secrets from today's youth, or something like that.
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Well, some Koreans still hold a grudge against Japanese for a reason. If you don't know the reason, google Japanese Occupation in Korea.
But that's mostly from older people who lived and suffered during the Japanese Occupation. Newer generations tend to forget and forgive, or just simply don't care about that anymore. What's done is done.

Also, Koreans technically owe Mongols for their ancestry, but are heavily influenced and dominated by Chinese in the past.
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-Vega- wrote:

Humanity has become supremely stupid. Almost all of them are group thinkers/sheep.



THIS.


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I live in Vancouver, Canada too, and I'm Chinese.

It's definitely true that the younger generations care less and less, but it's also on how much their parents discussed it around them. Many young people in China nowadays love Japanese and Korean culture, and you can see it a lot if you go shopping in China. My cousin, for example, got in a lot of trouble in the family because she chose to take Japanese as her major in Shanghai university. My second cousin moved to Japan two months ago from China because she got married to someone who works in Japan.

It's funny to go back to China and still see Chinese war dramas portraying Japan as horrible tyrants. ^^;; I mean, you'd think people would have moved on by now. (Oh, and their "Japanese actors" have such a heavy accent even I can tell.)

I have absolutely nothing against Japanese and Koreans. My parents don't usually talk about it, but I can tell that my mom dislikes that I have an interest in Japanese culture. Sometimes she gets really angry because I'm so into it, but most of the time she just bears with it. She doesn't like that I defend them for what they did. She tells me that during the war, Japan treated Chinese women really badly, and did lots of bad things, but what country hasn't done any bad things to another? She says that all I'll get is horrible treatment if I go to Japan (because I've mentioned that I'd like to go work in Japan)

My grandparents, especially on my dad's side, hate the Japanese. As a child, they always told me how horrible the Japanese people are. My grandpa's home was raided when he was a child by the Japanese, so I understand why he hates them.

But I won't hate people just because they did things years ago.




Oh, and I've never met any Chinese with a grudge towards Koreans, actually. So it's probably just some older Koreans having a grudge against Japan?

There can never be NO racism or discrimination at all in our world. But any racism you'd see in Vancouver would be from older people, such as the people who immigrated here years ago. People born here usually don't care.
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People posting shit on political videos on WWII are just propagandist paid by the government to talk as much shit possible
Posted 8/3/12

Catz1297 wrote:
I do note the Japan invading China thing as a horrible event, but wouldn't making amends make everything better?

We are all proud people, & I admit I prefer Chinese company, but I do no discriminate against others... not like I've seen other people do. Don't bash me, but I think Koreans, Japanese, and Chinese have more things in common with each other as compared to the rest of the world... so wouldn't everything be simpler if we're friends not on the political, traditional and cultural level, but also the local level?

It makes me wonder... Why do we have such grudges against each other. Why don't we all just be friends instead of bringing up history and comparing one another?


It's more than the Japanese invasion of China that makes the older generation of Chinese despise Japan today. Japan committed many terrible events when they invaded. Slaughter being one of the biggest thing. However, besides killings, the most infamous event was the Rape of Nanking. People who lived in those times will still be bitter while the next generations will not understand the sentiments felt during that period. Thing is, Japanese still has not confess that the Rape of Nanking exists. They deny its occurrence.

I don't really understand the hate between Koreans and the Japanese though.
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So a Chinese, Japanese, and Korean girl each walk into a bar in Mississippi .. and the bartender asks:

"Ehh? .. You gurls from Afrika!?"

The incomprehensible inquiry dwarfed the insignificance of the racial tension between the three ethnicities in the face of their unified confusion and/or disdain.
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