The story below appeared in the Yomiuri Shimbun on August 19th, 2013, announcing that the leading members of the UN Human Rights Council has created a Commission of Inquiry to travel to Japan to hold a new round of interviews with the surviving relatives of 15 to 20 Japanese who were abducted and taken to … More U.N. officials to visit families of abductees – North Korean abductees – in Japan.
“It is always possible to perceive in one form of speech the echo of another.” – Daniel Heller-Roazen, Echolalias “Eppur, si muove.” – Galileo Galilei at trial before the Inquistion 1 Throughout the modern era, Japan has cultivated a crucially fantasy-laden class of professional spokespersons whose job descriptions are to mislead and dissimulate in front … More “Eppur, si muove.” “And yet, it moves.” Opaque, Circular Magic: Japan’s Child Abductions and Irradiated Nuclear Waste Perform Miraculous, Counter-Intuitive Feats!
“Negotiations sometimes last so long you don’t know whether they’re still part of the war, or the beginning of peace.” – Gilles Deleuze, 1990 First I want to introduce my friends: Kizuna Chid Parent Reunion (Kizuna -CPR) is a non-profit organization whose stated goal is to restore human rights to children in Japan, so that … More Throw Stones in A Glass House – Or, Support Kizuna Child Parent Reunion (Instead)
I still love these songs. And I love my son. God help me. For you I was a flameLove is a losing gameFive story fire as you cameLove is a losing game One I wish I’d never playedOh, what a mess we made!And now the final frameLove is a losing game Played out by the … More Over Futile Odds, Laughed at by the Gods