GreenTracker| Japanese nationalism and patriarchal values are alive and well in Taiji, Japan.
The real challenges in getting the Japanese to change their patriarchal whaling ways, is akin to convincing the Sudanese Islamists to stop flogging women.
The challenge involves respect for female principles, not mastery over them. These archetypes play out in modern life with guns, not harpoons, but the logic is the same. America’s conscience is hardly clear, when the subject is bloody hands. We recast the dolphin hunting debate in a larger discussion of feminism and dated pariarchal principles. Read on: Female, Dolphin-Loving Principles Can Win in Blood-Thirsty, Male-Dominated Taiji, Japan.