Archive: 2004-04-09

  • Marathon Bus Journeys

    I saw an advert on the wall of the tram today, promoting bus journeys to assorted European cities at very low prices, including this:

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  • Conspiracy or Incompetence?

    From 1910 to 1945, the Greater Japanese Empire occupied the Korean Peninsula. Various bespoke-tailored theories were constructed by tame anthropological historians to claim that the Korean and Japanese races were two closely-related branches of the same tree (Oh, what irony! How different from the modern treatment of ethnic Koreans in Japan!) whilst political means were extended to attempt to graft Japanese culture onto Korea—teaching the Japanese language instead of Korean in schools being a good example.

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