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Old 2007-11-09, 02:15   Link #328
Kaioshin Sama
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Originally Posted by hyperlion View Post
What I meant was that the west isn't more pro learning (though I did edit the word west out since I think I worded my post wrong), but when it comes to history I do think that west would do a better job. Just simply in western world it teaches people to think more then the eastern culture, so imo when learning history one has to be critical and question it, since history isn't black and white.
Wasn't the Abe Administration also criticized for trying to censor history textbooks that didn't portray Japan in a particularly good light during WWII, but were found to be historically accurate and accredited. Wouldn't this also imply that Japan has had it's bouts over bias and accuracy in the classroom.
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