❶/2 The Emperor Gonara (#後奈良天皇 1495-1557) reportedly reduced his diet and copied the Heart Sutras to distribute to major shrines nationwide. It was accompanied by sorrowful words of self-reflection.
❷/2 The Emperor wrote to deities and Buddha, "This year's pandemic has killed many folk. I'm my folk's father and mother, but I didn't have enough virtue. I feel the responsibility. I wish this will be a cure for the folk". #JapaneseTraditions
The Emperors have taken a strong responsibility for the physical and mental peace and happiness of the Japanese. So, when natural disasters and pandemic etc occurred, they blamed themselves for afflicting the folk. Japanese folk worship the Emperors because of their strong ties.

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@CaptNemo_20000 ❶/3 Hello. For example, historians who deny the so-called "Nanjing Massacre" are socially wiped out by (((victors))). As far as I know, there is no 100% recommended #WW2 English book focusing on the Japanese position by Japanese.
@CaptNemo_20000 ❷/3 Well...there is "Fallacies in the Allied Nations' Historical Perception as Observed by a British Journalist" written by a Quaker journalist Henry Stokes. amazon.com/Fallacies-Hist…
@CaptNemo_20000 ❸/3 But since Stokes is anti-American, anti-Nazi, and anti-white, I consider his overall claim to be gatekeeper-like for jews. However, it's commendable that he doesn't hesitate to speak to Chicoms and Koreans about Japan's position in WW2.
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@fluffykevin00 1/8 I made my first statement in the sense that 'Japan is in the process of becoming such a country'. Understand that. And change your misconception that 'Asia is one'. That's ignorance. Japanese are Japanese. Chinese are Chinese and Koreans are Koreans. These are NOT same.
@fluffykevin00 2/8 I show the "Inflows of foreign population" from official OECD International Migration Database. This is an international objective source. Japan is the 4th largest country of Inflows of foreign population in the world 2018-1019. oecd.org/els/mig/keysta…
@fluffykevin00 3/8 By the way, a fact you ignore, the Japan's govt changed its policy in 2018 to accept 'mass immigration'. This is a very significant shift in the history of the only nation in the world with an unbroken line of Emperors.
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"About the relationship between the Emperor and the Samurai"
❶/3 Since ancient times, the Emperor has been regarded as an unparalleled priest who protects one male lineage without interruption.
❷/3 The division between the Northern and Southern courts was formed in the 14th century, but both are of the same ancient lineage of Emperor Jimmu.
(FYI: about Emperor Jimmu ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E7%A5%9E…)
❸/3 On the other hand, Samurai originated in the about10th century, when men were selected in the Emperor's grandchildren to excel in martial arts and lived as military aristocrats.
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@la_biografia @wankolove2020 ❷/3 There is mention in the article that the surname "Abe" has an old origin, but there is no evidence to prove that it has anything to do with themselves. In other words, they may be 'impostors'.
@la_biografia @wankolove2020 ❸/3 Such cases are very common among modern Japanese politicians. In addition, in internet, many opposition politicians are known to be naturalized from Korea, China, and Taiwan.
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