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Wartime Comfort Women were Necessary
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In other news, a politician says something mind-numbingly and utterly stupid. Must be a slow news day or something.
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Lemon0118 wrote:

[semi-off topic] To be quite honest, I just can't stand the thought of seeing Japan lose their pride. Saying "Yes we are war monsters, you were right to punish us with a nuclear annihilation, sorry master" I already see them spit upon on a daily basis because the don't conform to the USA global empire. I feel like I want to shield them from the anti-culture virus, but I fear the humble Japanese will hara-kire. They are already jumping off cliffs in large numbers. I wonder if the human sacrifice blood rain will be enough to feed G.I. Joe.

They are the only country to feel a nuclear strike, and at the time the was no fear of MAD. So they were free to use it.

Yes I know this sounds like crazy rambling, but I fear a monoculture and would be a boring state of the world. My opinion is wrong.


..For the sake of pride?

And the nation of Japan was the one who refused to give in no matter what. They pretty much left America with no other option because of their own stubbornness. I'm not defending the bombs, but they weren't the only bad thing like Japan loves to make them out to be.

After all, how many millions of innocents did Japan torture and murder in cruel ways, yet still deny or downplay to this day?

Then we get people like you who say they cannot stand the thought of Japan losing their pride. Losing their pride for something they should have apologized for years and years ago, like all the other countries did.


"Stubbornness"

I think they were going for the whole "give me liberty, or give me death", only without the whole liberty thing.


Your comment is disgusting.


Um... ok, thanks
Glad you enjoyed it.
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Eh, tbh lots of things are counted as 'nessicary' which are morally reprehensible. Mass bombing of civilian areas with no military targets for instance which was something the allies did far more than the axis.

Im tempted to just say the past is the past, dont forget but it happened back then, the country has changed so I dont see why they should be punished for it now, do people punish britain for slavery 200 years ago etc?
Posted 5/14/13

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wartime comfort does sound very comfy though. mhmm....


Since when is rape comfort?

You do know that hordes of Japanese soldiers repeatedly raped ONE women? Several women reported that they were raped 100's of times per day by a LOT of soldiers over and over with no break in between.

Wartime comfort sounds so comfy indeed.


why do you have to use red block text. And my post was serious that's right.


I like red, I usually use it in all my posts.

And this is a really sick thing to joke about.
Posted 5/14/13

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magicuser360 wrote:


Lemon0118 wrote:

[semi-off topic] To be quite honest, I just can't stand the thought of seeing Japan lose their pride. Saying "Yes we are war monsters, you were right to punish us with a nuclear annihilation, sorry master" I already see them spit upon on a daily basis because the don't conform to the USA global empire. I feel like I want to shield them from the anti-culture virus, but I fear the humble Japanese will hara-kire. They are already jumping off cliffs in large numbers. I wonder if the human sacrifice blood rain will be enough to feed G.I. Joe.

They are the only country to feel a nuclear strike, and at the time the was no fear of MAD. So they were free to use it.

Yes I know this sounds like crazy rambling, but I fear a monoculture and would be a boring state of the world. My opinion is wrong.


..For the sake of pride?

And the nation of Japan was the one who refused to give in no matter what. They pretty much left America with no other option because of their own stubbornness. I'm not defending the bombs, but they weren't the only bad thing like Japan loves to make them out to be.

After all, how many millions of innocents did Japan torture and murder in cruel ways, yet still deny or downplay to this day?

Then we get people like you who say they cannot stand the thought of Japan losing their pride. Losing their pride for something they should have apologized for years and years ago, like all the other countries did.


"Stubbornness"

I think they were going for the whole "give me liberty, or give me death", only without the whole liberty thing.


Your comment is disgusting.


Um... ok, thanks
Glad you enjoyed it.


America gave them several chances, and they wanted the war to end. Japan didn't take them and then refused to cooperate. They might have even still continued after the second bomb had the Russians not declared war upon them. Then Japan knew they were defeated and FINALLY gave in ONLY after that.

Their pride was their downfall.


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mipegg wrote:

Eh, tbh lots of things are counted as 'nessicary' which are morally reprehensible. Mass bombing of civilian areas with no military targets for instance which was something the allies did far more than the axis.

Im tempted to just say the past is the past, dont forget but it happened back then, the country has changed so I dont see why they should be punished for it now, do people punish britain for slavery 200 years ago etc?


They don't need to be punished, just acknowledge they did it (I looked it up a few hours ago and it seems they did apologise but some controversy remains). And the difference here with the slave comparison is that some of these women are still alive today.
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It's obviously horrible and should never be covered up or repeated but must you treat my humour about the word "comfort woman" sounding strange to call sex slaves as if I enjoy raping. It was hardly even a joke, just an observation I made about some words that you went OTT about.
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magicuser360 wrote:

America gave them several chances, and they wanted the war to end. Japan didn't take them and then refused to cooperate. They might have even still continued after the second bomb had the Russians not declared war upon them. Then Japan knew they were defeated and FINALLY gave in ONLY after that.

Their pride was their downfall.




Their downfall? They were doomed from the start by technology and numbers.

They were committing seppuku I think.
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I don't dislike the Japanese people living today for what their people did in the past. Their ancestors might have committed atrocious acts, but I do not hold any negative feelings toward the Japanese people of today (except the idiots like this dude of course).

I don't want an apology from them. It's always so weird for a Japanese person to come to me and say that he/she is "sorry" to us Koreans. I love Japanese people and Japan. Yeah, they might have a history filled with failures, but almost every other country does too.

Do I hate the trash that filled their country's military in the past? Yeah. but today, no.

My grandmother hates Japanese people.. She loathes them, calls them all sorts of names and thinks that they're all a heap of dirt. Of course.. I disagree. However, I don't dispute her vocally. She has her reasons - very good ones too.

I understand all the hate revolving around Koreans and Japanese, but it's just sad how all these Japanese people I know always say things like "I wish my ancestors weren't all pieces of crap." It's like they have no pride for themselves anymore. Should they have pride for the heinous people back in the day? No, but it's like they don't have any left even today. I can't imagine what it's like to switch roles with them.

I remember a band member of ours (who is Japanese) traveled to Hawaii as a band trip. She felt like Public Enemy No. 1 when she stepped onto the grounds of the Pearl Harbor Memorial. It's like all these hostile eyes held hate for her and not her ancestors. I felt so sorry.
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Rape of Nanking all over again
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I read this yesterday and was thinking do you really even have to make an excuse for raping women in WW2. Im pretty sure japan is at karma's mercy on how they raped women at that time and now they have low birth rates.

Not that i believe in karma
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I had read many articles of Korean and other protests for Japan not apologising for their war crimes, but I never took the time to research exactly what they did. If I'm not mistaken members of the diet visited a shrine were war criminals were buried, and many citizens from other countries like Korea were upset about this. It came off as if they were insensitive to the issue.

Also the people making jokes. . . sorry but now is not really the time. Jokes about rape aren't really that funny to me.
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Just to be clear, Japanese Americans formed the 442nd Regimental Combat Team "Go For Broke" Regardless under conditions they served they are considered to be the most decorated infantry regiment in the history of the United States Army, Twenty one of those awards were Medals of Honor. A unit of the 442 RCT located a satellite camp of the infamous Dachau Death Camp near Hurlach. Scouts were among the first Allied troops to release prisoners from the satellite camp, where more than 3,000 prisoners were held.

These were and are brave men with Japanese heritage who didn't need to have comfort women to be very effective soldiers. Not because they were American but sometimes in spite of how their fellow Americans treated them. These were men who were part of the "US Global Empire" that gave their lives for other countries. Men whose fellow Americans were embarking onto ships with our allies and preparing for the invasion of Imperial Japan. When with tragedy for some and mercy for others the World War Two ended.
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Why are you guys wasting brainpower on something that happened 70 years ago? not worth even stressing about... way worse things happen everyday.
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Why are you guys wasting brainpower on something that happened 70 years ago? not worth even stressing about... way worse things happen everyday.


Because the article is recent and people learn a lot by discussing the past. Don't you know the quote? "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it."
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