Originally Posted by BadBenz94
While I understand your view, there were many dying trying to save others from that attack and others defended to the best of their abilities the attacks that were occuring. I guess my view of heros may be a little different.
On another point, if this thread was just to make fun of asians and how we all find their accent humerous, that would have been better to just list it as so, instead of dafaming that event. Just my 2 cents.
Personally, I have had enough after 25 years of being reminded every year on this day where I am originally from and made to feel guilty for it despite being a US Citizen by birth and having been contributing to the society (and think of the Japanese immigrants who were contributing to the US of A up until the war who were forcefully displaced to internment camps and had their lives interrupted -- interrupted is a mild word). The US government itself defamed the event by signing Executive Order 9066, which ran contrary to the very idea of the US Constitution and what the Allies believed they were fighting for in the WWII.
Speaking of heores, my definition of hero here are the members of the 442nd Combat Regiment for their valor and their dedication to the country they believed in despite the unfair hardships dished out by their birth nation.
History is relative, meaning it can be defined by what the prevailing views are in a given time and place, as opposed to math which is absolute (until one gets involved in the murky theoretics), and that is why I preferred math as a student, (further enhancing the 'model minority stereotype). Perhaps if you are a longtime resident of Japan as an expatriate American, you may understand every August 6 and 9 where I am coming from.
A little sense of self-deprecating humor goes a long way, especially today and in BWOT, and my advise to you is that you lerax.