Censored Image and Freedom of Speech

Censored Image and Freedom of Speech

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Blah

Mawson Lakes, Australia

#1 Feb 17, 2013
I'm well aware that there are tensions rising between Japan and China. My intention isn't to add to that. Just thought I'd make that clear before the dribble starts. This is a question specific to Japan: In a land where it seems every kind of expression is allowed, why is it that self expression is still quite stiffled?
It seems free but feels confined.

On exchange programs there are contracts to sign and editing on student stories that remove negative information. On youtube when critical thinking is used when talking about Japan there is all this fuss over that person supposedly hating Japan to the point where it feels uncomfortable to talk about own negative experiences even if balanced by good ones. Constructive criticism and a little negativity; though, I think is important in the news and with obtaining some kind of accuracy. Major Japanese English news sites seem to skirt over the seedy side of life, the murders and the Yakuza.

There's the recent scandal with AKB48. No boyfriends but rape by others in the entertainment industry is apparently ok?
Bosses controlling an idol's private life. Isn't that censorship?

And then, complaining about Australia's porn laws all the while fuzzing out private parts of adult videos and trying to claim that prostitution is illegal. But, there is Prostitution, though. In a Blog a former Hostess describes her past life as akin to being a Prostitute.
Chinese Power Ranger

Podgorica, Montenegro

#2 Feb 17, 2013
Blah wrote:
I'm well aware that there are tensions rising between Japan and China. My intention isn't to add to that. Just thought I'd make that clear before the dribble starts. This is a question specific to Japan: In a land where it seems every kind of expression is allowed, why is it that self expression is still quite stiffled?
It seems free but feels confined.
On exchange programs there are contracts to sign and editing on student stories that remove negative information. On youtube when critical thinking is used when talking about Japan there is all this fuss over that person supposedly hating Japan to the point where it feels uncomfortable to talk about own negative experiences even if balanced by good ones. Constructive criticism and a little negativity; though, I think is important in the news and with obtaining some kind of accuracy. Major Japanese English news sites seem to skirt over the seedy side of life, the murders and the Yakuza.
There's the recent scandal with AKB48. No boyfriends but rape by others in the entertainment industry is apparently ok?
Bosses controlling an idol's private life. Isn't that censorship?
And then, complaining about Australia's porn laws all the while fuzzing out private parts of adult videos and trying to claim that prostitution is illegal. But, there is Prostitution, though. In a Blog a former Hostess describes her past life as akin to being a Prostitute.
So what?
China is NOT Democracy.
Censorship is good.
Top stop lies and hipocracy,censorship work best.

Long live Autrliterian Government.

Down with Demoncracy = Hipocracy!!
Chinese Power Ranger

Podgorica, Montenegro

#4 Feb 17, 2013
MalbarCACA Controllers wrote:
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Dim Sim would describe "terorist" JB as being akin to a Prostitute?
Who is "terorist" JB?
The Fixers

Los Angeles, CA

#5 Feb 17, 2013
Chinese Power Ranger wrote:
<quoted text>Who is "terorist" JB?
You not know here:

http://www.topix.com/forum/world/australia/T6...
Blah

Mawson Lakes, Australia

#6 Feb 17, 2013
Chinese Power Ranger wrote:
<quoted text>So what?
China is NOT Democracy.
Censorship is good.
Top stop lies and hipocracy,censorship work best.
Long live Autrliterian Government.
Down with Demoncracy = Hipocracy!!
Being a Democracy isn't the equivalent of uncensored information. Democracy is all about the majority of voters being able to choose the main party or leader even if they are against Freedom of Speech.
Chinese Power Ranger

Podgorica, Montenegro

#7 Feb 17, 2013
Blah wrote:
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Being a Democracy isn't the equivalent of uncensored information. Democracy is all about the majority of voters being able to choose the main party or leader even if they are against Freedom of Speech.
Yes,but true power in Domocracy are International Bankers like World Bank or International Monetary Fond.
And we all know that people who run Mass Media is USA are JEWS.

We need Autoriterian Government..

“Fair & Balanced”

Since: Jul 12

wherever there's a mine

#9 Feb 17, 2013
Blah wrote:
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Being a Democracy isn't the equivalent of uncensored information. Democracy is all about the majority of voters being able to choose the main party or leader even if they are against Freedom of Speech.
Howard didn't have majority voters in his last term. Gillard doesn't have majority of voters. And we don't get to pick the leader. So we are undemocratic?

“Fair & Balanced”

Since: Jul 12

wherever there's a mine

#10 Feb 17, 2013
MalbarCACA Controllers wrote:
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Dim Sim would describe "terorist" JB as being akin to a Prostitute?
Dim Sim would describe "f*cktard" MC as being akin to a spastic paedophile?
Dim Sim would describe "f*cktard" MC as being akin to a spastic paedophile?
Dim Sim would describe "f*cktard" MC as being akin to a spastic paedophile?

weee I can cut & paste
P!SS OFF
Jimmy McPooooooooooooo ooo

Revesby, Australia

#11 Feb 17, 2013
Beady is John Barnes' pet dog.
Blah

Mawson Lakes, Australia

#12 Feb 17, 2013
chefboy812 wrote:
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Howard didn't have majority voters in his last term. Gillard doesn't have majority of voters. And we don't get to pick the leader. So we are undemocratic?
Ok. Well, technically this applies to when voting. So, yeah, Australian Politics is OFTEN Democratic. However, there are some major flaws. Such as not being able to choose the Prime Minister or having a say over what happens during a Hung Parliament. The two major parties seem to offer very similar approaches where variety is necessary in order to have choice. The main differences of opinion are over small things like the Carbon Tax but have we ever had the Democratic option to vote on bigger things like whether or not to go to war?
And then, PMs have a habbit of changing their Policies on a whim after a poll or whatever. But, even a Galaxy Poll, while more specific, isn't as accurate as voting results during an election. So, why cater to these polls over election results?

“Fair & Balanced”

Since: Jul 12

wherever there's a mine

#13 Feb 17, 2013
Blah wrote:
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Ok. Well, technically this applies to when voting. So, yeah, Australian Politics is OFTEN Democratic. However, there are some major flaws. Such as not being able to choose the Prime Minister or having a say over what happens during a Hung Parliament. The two major parties seem to offer very similar approaches where variety is necessary in order to have choice. The main differences of opinion are over small things like the Carbon Tax but have we ever had the Democratic option to vote on bigger things like whether or not to go to war?
And then, PMs have a habbit of changing their Policies on a whim after a poll or whatever. But, even a Galaxy Poll, while more specific, isn't as accurate as voting results during an election. So, why cater to these polls over election results?
What I advocate is the public being able to summons politicians to appear at public hearings overseen by a panel of judges so they are more accountable for there actions. They are paid by the tax payer to work for the taxpayer so why not be questioned directly by the taxpayer?
Blah

Mawson Lakes, Australia

#14 Feb 17, 2013
Chinese Power Ranger wrote:
<quoted text>Yes,but true power in Domocracy are International Bankers like World Bank or International Monetary Fond.
And we all know that people who run Mass Media is USA are JEWS.
We need Autoriterian Government..
I think Weapon Dealers are more destructive than the big Banks. They're like Heroine Dealers. Make people dependent on buying weapons through insecurities and war. It becomes an addiction with countries around the world pumping more and more into the military. But, yeah, there is an issue with corporate corruption and the big Banks. I disagree that it is the result of the Bankers being Jewish, though. These days Christianity among those of many religions will participate in Banking with interest rates.
Blah

Mawson Lakes, Australia

#15 Feb 17, 2013
I am aware of the history between conflicts over interest rates. It can even be seen in a Shakespearian Play: The Merchant of Venice. This is a very old conflict.
Blah

Mawson Lakes, Australia

#16 Feb 17, 2013
chefboy812 wrote:
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What I advocate is the public being able to summons politicians to appear at public hearings overseen by a panel of judges so they are more accountable for there actions. They are paid by the tax payer to work for the taxpayer so why not be questioned directly by the taxpayer?
That sounds reasonable to me. Though, would the Politicians be able to use millions in Taxpayer money for defence on legal advice?
How could this be avoided?

“Fair & Balanced”

Since: Jul 12

wherever there's a mine

#17 Feb 17, 2013
Blah wrote:
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That sounds reasonable to me. Though, would the Politicians be able to use millions in Taxpayer money for defence on legal advice?
How could this be avoided?
They don't have lawyers for senate estimates where they are supposed to answer questions. It would be like that but run by judges to be fair & questions from public based on portfolio so they "should" know answers, have staff on hand to research & provide answers quickly if necessary, otherwise they look incompetent & it gives ammo to opposition. It is about answering questions the public are asking without any media spin and not knowing the questions in advance. At the same time no reason opposition, independent & Greens cannot be summon either.

I'd like to know how much the Greens have spent since December 1 travelling overseas and what they were doing when not 1 has visited flood or fire destroyed areas.

hue ouuuuu

Amsterdam, Netherlands

#18 Mar 4, 2014
chefboy812 wrote:
<quoted text>
Dim Sim would describe "f*cktard" MC as being akin to a spastic paedophile?
Dim Sim would describe "f*cktard" MC as being akin to a spastic paedophile?
Dim Sim would describe "f*cktard" MC as being akin to a spastic paedophile?
weee I can cut & paste
P!SS OFF
MalbarCACA Controllers wrote:
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Dim Sim would describe "terorist" JB as being akin to a Prostitute?

Is cheffiieboy John Barnes

Why MCs posts deleted?

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