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... I think it may very well be the other way around.
In my brief time in Japan I have already learned much about living life with a stronger sense of harmony and peaceful coexistence with the environment and my fellow human beings. These big ideas are taught in how people communicate with each other verbally and non-verbally. In a densely populated country, they also ...
Our next stop in Japan was Hiroshima. We had booked reservations to stay at a hostel called "World Friendship Centre". It is a house that began in the 1960's to promote world peace and nuclear disarmament. As we talked with our hosts (a semi-retired American couple who took on a two year contract as volunteer hosts) we learned a great deal about the project and how it began.
http://homepage2.nifty.com/wfchiroshima / for ...
... 20 entry fee and for that you got nothing and the lines were ridiculously long. You basically waited in line to pick out sweets you wanted to buy. I didn't get it and thought it was a total waste of money. I paid $6 to watch a tea ceremony which was nice and got a tea and a dessert to have while watching it. Both were not nice at all. I got some sweet pretzel looking things for $6 which everyone was buying so I thought they must be amazing. They are very bland and boring, like old ...
... leave. While it was interesting seeing these items, thinking about how much damage and suffering had been done was a little overwhelming. So we solemnly headed out hoping that a castle could help lift our spirits a little.
We headed out towards Hiroshima Castle which was only a 20 minute walk away. On the way there we stopped at a ramen shop and had some delicious ramen for lunch. I had been craving a hot bowl of soup, which was even better in the winter cold. By the time ...
... in stockpiles would certainly be a nice step in the right direction. If you feel moved to do something, there is an on-line petition sponsored by a Hiroshima led group https://www.ssl-iroins.city.hiroshima.j p/pcf/en/form.htm Among the many victim accounts of the horror of the bombing and suffering that followed, there were a couple of particularly poignant stories that made this tragedy all too real. One in particular concerned an innocent young girl ...
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