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Re: Japan

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Re: Japan

Post by Doctor X » Fri Apr 06, 2018 6:30 am

That is beyond awesome.

It earns:



Not . . .

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Re: Japan

Post by Doctor X » Sat Apr 07, 2018 6:33 am

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Re: Japan

Post by Fid » Sat Apr 07, 2018 6:46 am

Dang, what's the world coming to when one can't grope a (few) wimminz?
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Re: Japan

Post by Doctor X » Sat Apr 07, 2018 8:21 am

I blame Clinton.

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Re: Japan

Post by sparks » Sat Apr 07, 2018 4:34 pm

Oppenheimer. Lingering radiation from Trinity.
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Re: Japan

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Re: Japan

Post by Doctor X » Mon Apr 09, 2018 4:56 pm

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TOKYO — Japanese police said Monday they have arrested a 73-year-old man who reportedly kept his disabled son locked in a small wooden cage for more than 20 years.

["Snip!"--Ed.]

Yamasaki acknowledged to police that he had kept his son, now 42, in the cage inside a hut next to his home in Hyogo prefecture in western Japan until January, when he turned himself in to city officials. He was seeking advice on nursing care for his wife, but revealed what he had done to his son, police said.

The officials visited his home and found the son sitting on a toilet sheet for pets inside the cage, which was slightly bigger than a coffin. He was exposed from the waist down, though Yamasaki told officials it wasn't usually the case and that he had bathed and fed his son every other day.

Yamasaki told police he started confining his son when he became violent years ago. Japanese media said the son was caged for more than 20 years, but police would not confirm that number.

He told city officials that he was afraid his son was a nuisance to neighbors who had repeatedly complained, Kyodo News service reported. Yamasaki reportedly consulted with social workers and city officials about his son at about that time, but it was unclear if anyone followed up with the family.

In Japan, people with disabilities often face prejudice. Human rights groups say people with mental illnesses are often kept in hospitals or special institutions unnecessarily for years, isolating them from the rest of society.

Apparently due to years of confinement in the 1-meter (3-foot) -high cage in which he could not stand up, the son's back was bent and he was nearly blind because of infections from the filthy conditions, according to the Yomiuri newspaper and other Japanese media reports.

Police said they were still investigating and declined to give details about the son's condition, except to say that he had no life-threatening injuries or illness, and has since been cared for by a welfare center.

Police are also looking into whether neighbors did not notice his confinement and why it was unreported for so long if he had been violent and noisy.

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Re: Japan

Post by shuize » Tue Apr 10, 2018 12:38 am

TOKYO — Japanese police said Monday they have arrested a 73-year-old man who reportedly kept his disabled son locked in a small wooden cage for more than 20 years.
Rural Hyogo, I'm guessing.

I don't think many Japanese living in cities would keep their pets or mentally ill children in cages. There's just not enough room.

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Re: Japan

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Re: Japan

Post by Doctor X » Tue Apr 10, 2018 6:53 am

shuize wrote:I don't think many Japanese living in cities would keep their pets or mentally ill children in cages. There's just not enough room.
I suspect, given the limited information, that their son became too much for them to handle. Japan was not, and still is not, exactly progressive when it comes to care for special needs, mentally retarded, or anyone else with any mental disabilities.

Does not justify putting him in a cage, of course.

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Re: Japan

Post by shuize » Tue Apr 10, 2018 10:54 am

I suspect, given the limited information, that their son became too much for them to handle. Japan was not, and still is not, exactly progressive when it comes to care for special needs, mentally retarded, or anyone else with any mental disabilities.

Does not justify putting him in a cage, of course.

--J.D.
Well, at least he wasn’t bothering the neighbors ...

On a more serious note, I’ve heard of more than one case in Japan where the parents just couldn’t take living with their problematic kids, and since they couldn’t bring themselves to kick the kids out, finally just packed up and moved out themselves, preferring to pay rent somewhere rather than put up with their kids’ mental health issues. But that really is sticking it to the neighbors.

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Re: Japan

Post by Anaxagoras » Mon Apr 16, 2018 3:44 pm

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Re: Japan

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Re: Japan

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Re: Japan

Post by Doctor X » Tue Apr 17, 2018 10:59 am

Funny, I did not know of One Punch Man until Son of a Commie spark's Mom Gram mentioned it a LONG time ago. I did not "get" the reference, and Gram backed off to [CENSORED--Ed.] YOUR WIFU's favorite cactus.

"For great justice!"

Some time later, a student insisted that I watch it. Funnily enough, recently, he convinced another student to try it who, like me, "sheepishly" admitted it is "t3h aw3s0m3."

"Great," I retorted, "now I have 'ONE PUNCH!' song in my mind!"

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Re: Japan

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Re: Japan

Post by Doctor X » Thu Apr 19, 2018 5:47 am

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"It was the criticisms of Doc X, actually, that let me see more clearly how far the hypocrisy had gone."--clarsct
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Re: Japan

Post by Anaxagoras » Thu Apr 19, 2018 6:01 am

The popsicle looks like something you could buy at any conbini.

In fact all the ingredients including the fish thingy (called taiyaki) are available at the nearest supermarket. So you could make this at home quite easily.
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Re: Japan

Post by Doctor X » Thu Apr 19, 2018 7:34 am

Including the edible baonzsai?

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