Japan: The psychology of right-wing nationalist intellectuals

Blogger Niphonese writes about the phenomenon of Japanese going to study in Europe, then returning to Japan and joining right-wing nationalist groups [Ja]: “After experiencing discrimination in Europe, these Japanese people think to themselves: ‘Westerners talk about these things like human rights and so on, pretending like they don't know. There is discrimination in the West. So what is so wrong about Japanese also discriminating?'”

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