NHK Documentary: Our civilization is met with disaster because of Fukushima crisis — It’s a “civilization disaster” -Umehara (VIDEO)

Published: October 28th, 2012 at 5:22 am ET
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Title: A Kernel of Wheat: Japan’s Future after 3.11, Part of the ‘March to Recovery’ series
Source: NHK
Upload by: MissingSky101
Date Aired: October 28, 2012

Takeshi Umehara

Narrator: Umehara participated in the government’s reconstruction design council.

Japanese Philosopher Takeshi Umehara: [...] Actually, I’d call it a civilization disaster. Our civilization is met with disaster.

What is this civilization? It uses nuclear power to enrich human life and make it convenient. That’s the civilization that’s met with such disaster. I consider this a judgment on our whole present civilization. How shall we respond to this judgment against our civilization?

Published: October 28th, 2012 at 5:22 am ET
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25 comments to NHK Documentary: Our civilization is met with disaster because of Fukushima crisis — It’s a “civilization disaster” -Umehara (VIDEO)

  • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

    Yes..it is true..Japan is in invisible ruins.


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  • Radio VicFromOregon

    This is a lovely development arising in response to the Fukushima disaster. My heart is smiling. I plan on watching the entire video on youtube.


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    • AFTERSHOCK AFTERSHOCK

      this is a must see video, Vic. More than anything, it exposes how we've all been deceived by the false constructs of objectivism. What this man has to impart, applies to all cultures; not just the Japanese civilization…


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  • arclight arclight

    everything has a soul

    evidence??

    GORDON SMITH – BEYOND BELIEF

    Tue, 9 October, 2012 – Thu, 11 October, 2012

    Gordon Smith is hailed as one of the world’s most accurate mediums with a reputation for precision and clarity and now you have a chance to see him at work. With a fascinating journey into the metaphysical Gordon has been captivating audiences around the world and has used his unique gift to bring comfort and healing to thousands of people.

    ‘Hailed as the UK’s most accurate medium’ – Daily Mail

    ‘There is no doubt for me that he is the real deal’ – Woman’s Own

    ‘Amazing’ – Time Out
    http://www.paviliontheatre.co.uk/shows/gordon-smith-beyond-belief-4/#.UI03PW-l58E

    met this guy and he is amazingly accurate

    one of the about 20 or so mediums that prooved to me life after death (including dead pets and relatives)
    descates "I,I,I,I,I,I,I,want"
    :)
    course you dont have to believe me..
    go find out for yourself!
    I spent 10 years investigating spiritualism
    was enough for me to stop earning good money and do voluntary stuff to make up for past karma and because it leaves me with a srnce of well being too!
    bloody broke though :)
    bloody happy too!
    theres more to life….

    peacce


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  • kalidances

    Our civilization regularly invites disaster through greed, stupidity, selfishness, and ego; it has since the beginning of time. People are stupid, selfish, and delusional: in that order. It's "lovely" that NHK spent the time and money to make a fu**ing documentary when they should have been screaming out an evacuation order 24 hours a day.

    Arclight when you bring mediumship things to the table can you add their human scientific basis please? Use measurable anomalous neurological output, scientific recorded EMF anomalies, visibly altered DNA strands, elevated endocrine production, measurable change in brain wave patterns, anything. It will save you a lot of headache.

    As far as this guy Smith is concerned, has he screamed to all world politicians, personally, for Fukushima to be evacuated and if he hasn't, why not? Everybody needs to bring something to the table, including "spiritualists" who want more money an hour than nurses to "shine their lights".

    I personally believe in eternal life but that doesn't give me a reason to act like a clueless, insensitive drone to the plight of people elsewhere. Some people use spirituality to uplift them so they can help others. Others use it an excuse NOT to help.
    Everyone needs to help. Evacuate Fukushima.


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  • arclight arclight

    "for the first time we had to think in terms of millenia"

    "how shall we respond to this?"

    "we must transform civilisation itself"

    "one idea 4 hundred years ago is seriously flawed" – descartes (has cool goatie beard but the japanese and facial hair???? :) )

    "the cause of environmental discusssion"

    " anthropocentrism leads to "I" and the "I" is at the centre fo the world".. a"and the outside world that can be looked at by the laws of mathematics..humans can then dominate nature" … "i think it is a method for dominating nature" "a civilisation that dominates both nature and humanity, a civilisation of WILL"

    "with such a willful civilisation, humanity is destined to destroy nature or his own humanity"

    "a civilistion of will is embodied by nuclear power.."

    "..hidden qualities and experience in japan there might be a principle for a new civilisation that surpasses the principles of western philosophy and modern civilisation"

    [Sign me up -Arclight :) ]

    "humanity can not survive with western philosophy"
    a better way needs to co-exist with nature

    everything has a soul (some evidence for that above)

    ALL NATURE HAS THE BUDDHA NATURE

    ANIMALS PARASITIC TO PLANTS

    Kenji Miyazawa (宮沢 賢治 Miyazawa Kenji?, 27 August 1896 – 21 September 1933) was a Japanese poet and author of children's literature in the early Shōwa period of Japan. He was also known as a devout Buddhist, vegetarian [1] and social activist…


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    • arclight arclight

      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kenji_Miyazawa

      blimey admin
      my brain hurts
      my heart is pumping faster
      my eyes feel like the want to cry

      this is forward thinking, all encompassing stuff..

      he doesnt trust the mathematicians, the blinkered ones
      richard wakeford, Prof Yamashita, gerry thomas and the uk thyroid assiciation, cancer research, the military industrial complex, the bankers, Big PR WPP (who luv Decartes),….and many who one day will be named and shamed for their complicity to do stupid and dangerous things..

      society is watching and noting in detail all the evil ones do and say..
      change is coming because it has to.. imo

      thx admin and missing sky101 and nhk .. a brilliant perspective and one lots of people can relate too….!
      blimey!
      peace


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      • AFTERSHOCK AFTERSHOCK

        agreed arclight. Umehara reflections are the way. This is prerequisite thought if we're to move forward.

        Putting out a fire doesn't prevent the next one. Knowing why they're being lit goes a long way towards preventing the next one.

        I welcome Umehara's sane perspective and explanations as to why we are where we find ourselves today…


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  • kalidances

    @HOTR sorry for the screaming and typos I'm very cranky. I haven't had my morning jolt yet and I'm freaking out over Sandy. I'll be back when I'm human.
    I can't get into the Japan Times because it's moving super slow. Does anyone know about the dead soldier in Nakasaki? I'll post it over on non-nuclear.


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    • arclight arclight

      Use measurable anomalous neurological output, scientific recorded EMF anomalies, visibly altered DNA strands, elevated endocrine production, measurable change in brain wave patterns, anything. It will save you a lot of headache.

      true mediumship is more censored than nuclear for a longer time too

      "The prosecution may be explained by the mood of suspicion prevailing at the time: the authorities were afraid that she could continue to reveal classified information, whatever her source was.[8] There were also concerns that she was exploiting the recently bereaved, as the Recorder noted when passing sentence."

      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Helen_Duncan

      As far as this guy Smith is concerned, has he screamed to all world politicians, personally, for Fukushima to be evacuated and if he hasn't, why not? Everybody needs to bring something to the table, including "spiritualists" who want more money an hour than nurses to "shine their lights".

      His brother is a tibetan buddhist monk
      the dalai lama said that the japanese people should have to choose be able to choose nuclear or not
      and the japanese buddhist federation has stated that nuclear is "incompatible with life"

      also spiritualism is very compatible with the japanese respect for ancestors.. the japanese are aware of their presence and respectful of their work while they were alive so this is ontopic and doesnt require peer reviewed statistical BS imo :)

      and having talked with gordon .. he cares…


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  • TheBigPicture TheBigPicture

    We can philosophize about civilization all day, but as long as nuclear reactors are in operation, we're all in big danger.


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  • !!! NPP in Krško, Slovenia, EU manually stopped beacuse of problems on secondary cooling system !!!

    While publicly proclaimed pro-nuclear "nuclear inspector" claims no harmfull effects to people or environment, Krško is again showing elevated levels of I-131 and CS-137 on Eurdep.

    During the day large amounts of steam were released from the plant.

    Since the nuclear propaganda and disinformation in Slovenia is on level to that in Japan, another cover up imminent.


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  • AGreenRoad AGreenRoad

    Comparing Contaminated Zones Around Chernobyl And Fukushima Ocean Radiation Released; via A Green Road http://agreenroad.blogspot.com/2012/05/comparing-contaminated-zones-around.html

    Hot Particles (Fuel Fleas) From Fukushima Continue To Circulate Globally; via A Green Road http://agreenroad.blogspot.com/2012/04/hot-particles-from-fukushima-continue.html


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  • arclight arclight

    New earthquake data for Tokyo and its not good for nuclear
    Tokyo prepares for the ‘Big One’
    NATIONAL OCT. 29, 2012

    “In the past five years, nearly 300 seismographs have been installed in Tokyo schools at a cost of over 1.0 billion yen, transmitting data to a central authority.

    But the plan has also revealed worrying subterranean activity: fault lines far shallower than previously thought.

    “It was a great shock to me,” said Sakai at Tokyo’s quake research institute, as he stared as his seismograph-connected laptop. “It’s constantly moving down there.””

    http://nuclear-news.net/2012/10/29/new-earthquake-data-for-tokyo-and-its-not-good-for-nuclear/


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  • sunpower

    I try to forget about the abstract spiritualism that has no real connection to what is happening with the four hundred nukes around the world hanging on by a string. I gotta agree though, something like Fukushima should be a civilizational wake up call, while we still have time to bury nukes. No matter how hard Japan tries to cover up what has happened to them, they can't make their nuclear mistake go away. Perhaps if people were spiritually grounded they would know to oppose nukes, but then, in India, people are dead set against the new southern plant operating, and it makes no difference. We can be dead set against phony wars and debt based money too and it makes no difference. I see the problem of civilization is the same one talked about in the first written story of Gilgamesh and it is the same as in the Torah or Old Testament as well, the human misconception that he dominates nature and stands at its apex calling the shots, because the world was given to him to trash and burn and loot. Japan although not Indo European as in Gilgamesh or Torah, nevertheless is the same civilizationally. They are extincting the bluefin tuna for nothing more than a food fad. It is said that in the olden days the samurai disdained the red meat maguro and toro. The high point of Japanese civilization is mercury laden sashimi from an endangered majestic fish and then home on the bullet train running off fifty nukes, to a radioactive thyroid. To think it coulda been zen.


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