1) What will Japan do now? Obey the letter and spirit of the ruling, or find a way around it? That depends on whether Japan decides to take a narrow interpretation of the ruling, which appears to be that scientific whaling in the Antarctic is permitted prov...
So in the past, I have mentioned Japan's stand out poor showing and track record in terms of support for refugees. Basically, in spite of Japanese such as Sadako Ogata having been head of the UNHCR for 10 years, and the proud history cited even by PM Abe, w...
In NZ and many common law jurisdictions there was still a civil law course in adultery available until the 80s whereby a man could sue another man for adultery on the grounds that bonking a married woman constituted a temporary "conversion" of the wife as the married man's "chattel". Given that the course was based on thr no longer accepted view that women are the property of their husbands, those actions are no longer available in many countries although I think it is still in Japan.
Thanks for your calm rational analysis, even if it takes some of the fun out of the story. Please don't make any vids about Santa Claus.
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謝れって!? Apologize to the Muslim Cosplay Community!?
謝るayamaru = to apologize ------------------------------------------ (Note: THIS is pronounced the same but uses different kanji: 誤る ayamaru
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