posted on May, 20 2004 @ 12:41 PM
Well the difference between the 85%(the masses) and the said groups, is that the latter ought to know better
I've spoken with people who consider themselves to be descendents of the ancient Kemetians and also someone who definitely is
They would prefer that people respect the ancestors by using the correct names.
And if I were Japanese, I would prefer to be called Nihonjin. I'm sure that some people in Nippon do; they just don't make a big deal out of it.
Besides; many Japanese people are sell-outs to their own culture. Have you seen "The Last Samurai"?
They've replaced the Samurai, with got damn McDonalds for Christ's sake. [img] www.wutangcorp.com...
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they had to keep up with the West somehow, or they would have been taken over eventually anyway(as if they weren't), but still...
And even more; I definitely wouldn't want people making up a Greek or Latin name for Amaterasu.
[Edited on 20-5-2004 by Tamahu]