Original article posted by ravenpaine:

Entry 47 – April 12

Let us take a moment to preface this statement properly. I don’t want to hate you, but alas I am forced to do this thing. I would like to keep giving you all chances to redeem yourselves and do something useful with your time and energy, but again, I doubt that you will even try.

Several events have led to this conclusion. Principle among these things are the suffering that Xiao has faced in becoming who she is. As much as some suffering is necessary to achieve a proper outlook on life, I do not think all of this was necessary. I’m not sure which portions of what happened to her I can actually blame on which of you. Perhaps I merely wish for everyone to equally share a portion of the guilt. You should carry the burden of each thing you did not do for her that could have saved her from these things.

The second event that leads me to making this statement comes from my recent viewing of “Grave of the Fireflies,” an animated film about the lives of two children in Japan in 1945. Not to spoil it but the film ends when the last of the children die. There are a number of reasons that you should watch this movie. Most of them involve you feeling bad for the absolute horror that your country enacted upon these people.

Like the fire bombing of the country for nearly six months before the atom bombs were dropped. The way we strafed peasent villages and shot people in the streets. The way we bombed shelteres and hospitals first and things like “factories” and “weapons depots” only when we thought they were cleverly disguised as schools and libraries.

The reason we did these terrible things to the Japanese amounts to because we didn’t know any better and didn’t take the time to try. And, of course, because we had to. You know that, don’t you? The way that every man, woman, and child in Japan would come at us with swords if we even stepped foot on their soil? We had to kill them all from the air. ALL OF THEM. Because even one left standing could take out our precious nation.

We put Japanese-Americans in camps in Arizona and Utah because we were so afraid of them. We are the weakest, most cowardly nation that has ever graced this planet and I want everyone to admit it, just for a moment. Admit that you are a member of the most egocentric, backwards, ignorant societies that has ever existed. Show your American pride by taking a stand for your country and saying how great it REALLY is.

Over 11 million people died in Japan because they took a moment to fuck with us. Yeah, we punished them good and hard. We made the bow to the majesty that is the US of A. We rule! We rock! We are the greatest nation that has ever existed. That is why we killed more people in the last 100 years than have died in every previous war upto 1900. We are just that great.

I’m not here to lay out a statement about the United States as a terrible and wrong place. I am here to ask every one of you guilty people to do something to make it better. The only thing required for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing, said a great philosopher.

I think it is about time we got of our collective asses and did something to better the lives of our fellow people. I don’t want to have to feel guilty for the shit perpetrated by people to other people. So, as is often the case, I’m going to stop being part of the problem by becoming part of the solution.

And I welcome you to do the same.

Rodney TGAP
Bonne nuit, bonne nuit to you all.

Orginal comments:


Nickname: -soma-
Re: Why I hate you all
Hey,
Rodney deserves at least one comment on the post which has caused so much uproar lately.
So here you go Rodney…Enjoy!

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