Skip to comments.Happy Darwin Day, Japan: Look What He Did to You (Japanese Genius Racist Masanobu Tsuji)
Posted on 02/12/2019 6:39:11 AM PST by fishtank
Happy Darwin Day, Japan: Look What He Did to You Japanese Genius Racist Masanobu Tsuji
by Jerry Bergman, PhD
February 12, 2019
The discussion of racism, especially against people of color, has been much in the news lately in America. The contribution Darwinism has made in the West to racism has been well-documented. One recent contribution, a 778-page, small-print book by Leon Zitzer, massively documented, is the most extensive tome ever published on the subject. New research regularly adds to our understanding of the contribution of Darwinian eugenics to the racism problem in history. Just this week I received the latest issue of World War II Magazine with the headline Genius Racist Zealot Warrior: Japans Military God Stopped at Nothing to Secure Victory. The story is about the rise and fall of the important, but often ignored, Col Masanobu Tsuji (1901 ca. 1961).
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Dr. Jerry Bergman has taught biology, genetics, chemistry, biochemistry, anthropology, geology, and microbiology at several colleges and universities including for over 40 years at Bowling Green State University, Medical College of Ohio where he was a research associate in experimental pathology, and The University of Toledo. He is a graduate of the Medical College of Ohio, Wayne State University in Detroit, the University of Toledo, and Bowling Green State University. He has over 1,300 publications in 12 languages and 40 books and monographs. His books and books that include chapters that he authored, are in over 1,500 college libraries in 27 countries. So far over 80,000 copies of the 40 books and monographs that he has authored or co-authored are in print. For more of his articles on CEH, see his Author Profile.
I just finished a book on the history of Japan.
Really tangled and maybe even weird country. One thing which I think is amazing is they went from a backward Medieval society to a world power in 40 years.
They purchased their first modern warships from Britain then before long were making their own.
Findings by American anthropologist C. Loring Brace, University of Michigan, will surely be controversial in race conscious Japan. The eye of the predicted storm will be the Ainu, a "racially different" group of some 18,000 people now living on the northern island of Hokkaido. Pure-blooded Ainu are easy to spot: they have lighter skin, more body hair, and higher-bridged noses than most Japanese. Most Japanese tend to look down on the Ainu.
Brace has studied the skeletons of about 1,100 Japanese, Ainu, and other Asian ethnic groups and has concluded that the revered samurai of Japan are actually descendants of the Ainu, not of the Yayoi from whom most modern Japanese are descended. In fact, Brace threw more fuel on the fire with:
"Dr. Brace said this interpretation also explains why the facial features of the Japanese ruling class are so often unlike those of typical modern Japanese. The Ainu-related samurai achieved such power and prestige in medieval Japan that they intermarried with royality and nobility, passing on Jomon-Ainu blood in the upper classes, while other Japanese were primarily descended from the Yoyoi." The reactions of Japanese scientists have been muted so. One Japanese anthropologist did say to Brace," I hope you are wrong."
The Ainu and their origin have always been rather mysterious, with some people claiming that the Ainu are really Caucasian or proto-Caucasian - in other words, "white." At present, Brace's study denies this interpretation.
Incredibly resourceful people.
Tsuji was one evil bastard...quite the self-promoter too. Made lots of enemies within the Army, and did a lot of damage to Japanese forces as well.
Good post, interesting article.
The one thing I contest in the linked article is the notion that Darwinism *inspired* the vicious decisions made by Col. Tsuji during WW2; executions, no mercy, Japanese Destiny, etc.
Did the comparitively new arrival of social Darwinism neatly complement a native Japanese attitude favoring orderly hierarchy that went back centuries..?
I would admonish that YES, Darwinism absolutely does that, like hand in glove.
But if we turned back the hands of time and instead there had then emerged a powerful school of thought that emerged in the West preaching something exactly COUNTER to Darwinism, that Col. Tsuji would have issued all the same orders that he did.
Japan is a VERY picky shopper about those aspects of the west that it adopts.
They pick stuff that COMPLIMENTS what they already have.
How many people here think Japan will open its borders to mass immigration...? (barely stifled laughter)
The Japanese were never a "backward" Medieval society. They were quite civilized and far more advanced in many aspects compared to the Europeans. They simply saw no need to advance in technologies and were contented in their caste.
One of my best friends taught school in Japan for a number of years. He liked it but said they are very racist.
He married a Japanese model, very pretty and also smart. To my surprise they are still married 30 years later.
Another “happy Darwin day” was on 02/19/1942 when the Japanese bombed Darwin, NT Australia.
US has had a long tradition of eugenics. Ideas from Frankfort school were promoted by Margaret Sanger, Oliver Wendell Holmes. We live with the poison fruit today with Planned Parenthood, Andrew Cuomo, Northam.
We assign the term racism to Japan.
That term is very, very powerful.
Strictly speaking the term is appropriate when assigned to Japan, but there’s more:
The elements of what we call racism are so widely shared in Japan —they are such basic assumptions— that they do not require and generally do not receive any discussion.
We all need access to oxygen to carry on living, it’s very important to us. Yet we don’t generally discuss it, do we..?
If you went to Japan for some weeks I strongly think you’d come away with NO personal sense of Japanese racism at all. In fact even if you were there for just some months that would also be true:
The western mind often mixes racism and bad manners together into one indstinguishable ball, and it’s the opposite in Japan; silent racism paired with the most highly developed manners on Earth.
MANNERLY racism? Yes, exactly.
The Japanese arent any more racist than we in the USA are racist. Stereotypes are just that. I have friends from all over the world here. Yeah, I get some looks from stupid people here as much as the Indian guy, black guy, Chinese guy, Korean guy, but its not much different than what we have in the USA for the most part. Non-racists dont tend to hang out with racists, so we really dont have a problem here either, just like in the USA. But yeah, there is the age-old problem that some people have with different Asian cultures living here, but its not really a thing. Other long term residents may have different experiences, but in my 20 years here, its just a sterotype.
My great Uncle died as a subject of “Medical experiments” at camp 731. He was shot down, floated for a week or so and was picked up and taken to a camp all the way in China for experiments.
The Japanese can all still go and F^%K themselves. A tidal wave flattening the place would be fine with me.
If people are HONEST they will admit that ALL races prefer their own. All people PREFER others like themselves and are more comfortable with those of like mind and similar backgrounds. It’s only the degree of tolerance for others that differs. “Racism” is normal.
These could line up very well with some of the mythology from the Kojiki which was used to establish the Yamato line’s right to rule and even the much later Heike power struggle storyline between different factions.
My wife is Japanese. She was disowned for a period of time because she married me - a gaijin. This was in the mid-90s.
My mother-in-law asked for forgiveness in order to see the grandkids.
She did this by having me give away the youngest daughter at here wedding. Thus publicly promoting me to head of the family since my wife was the eldest of 3 daughters and her dad was both divorced and deceased.
I’m still refused entry to some places because I am gaijin.
I believe the Japanese have made great progress. I just don’t think they have come quite as far as we have in the U.S. I agree with one of the other posters - they just don’t talk about it, as with many things - it is kept hidden from view.
There are many things in Japanese culture I prefer, but their lack of open discussion when there is a problem isn’t one of them.
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