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Lee Set Up the Lost-from-Society League, to Help Change the Unfriendly Atmosphere of the Society, “Stop Seeing Only the Illness & Not the Individuals Who Have it”

The experiences of her bipolar, and how she’d, used her experiences, to help others who are experiencing similar trials in their lives, offering them the support she worked so hard to get, off of the Front Page Sections, translated…

When Yun Lee was twenty-one, because she had the self-mutilation wounds on her wrists, her school reported her as “attempted suicide”.  Since that day, she was labeled as “person of interest” by the local offices of sanitations’ system of “suicide watch”.  Lee was placed in psychiatric care, and psychotherapy, but this was, a despairing process of her to experience.

Three years ago, Lee gathered her own journal entries and used the pseudonym “Lin” to publish the book, “Note of Psychological Illnesses”, criticized how the psychiatrists only see the illnesses, and not the patients.  Using a pseudonym, because she didn’t want to announce to the world that she has bipolar, she said, the society expects those “who help others to be mentally stable”, that the notes of her self-mutilating process were nowhere NEAR okay, if she disclosed that she’d had these encounters, it may impact her jobhunting process.

Until two years ago, she’d started writing under her real name.  Because she and other psychiatric patients like her, set up a “Taiwanese Psychologically Ill Association”, a support group from the angle of trauma medicine, to help the voices of the psychologically ill patents get heard, to change the unfriendly system.

“Homosexuals also came out together”, Lee had been out of the closets for many years already, the experience of coming out as a lesbian was from her “Crazy Persons’ Movement”.  She’d called herself “crazy”, and, embraced the blemished identity of being psychologically ill, like how some of the homosexual persons called themselves “queer”.

「精神病手記」的作者李昀一直關注精神病友的權益,也與病友寫信維持情感支持。記者胡經周/攝影
the woman, who wrote the book on her own mental illness, who cares a whole lot of others who’d been diagnosed with a psychological illness like her, replying back to them in letters…photo courtesy of UDN.com

Lee pointed out, the psychologically ill persons’ reasons for not “coming out” is same as the reason why homosexuals couldn’t, worried that they may lose the connection with the “normal” people in the world: “When you’d become nothing in the society you live, this, is how it kills us, not the illnesses themselves.”

The writer, Hsu was thirty years prior to Lee, and back then, the talks of homosexuality, mental illnesses, were even more, tabooed.

Two decades ago, as those who had depression were afraid to go get treated, Lin penned down, “Goodnight, Depression”, to describe his own experiences with depression.  After his book was published, he’d received a ton of reader responses, and showed his passage to the psychiatrist treating her/him, and, another had placed his publication on the nightstands, to remind her/himself, that “I’m not alone.”

In 2009, Lin left his final note on his blog, ignited a discussion on the boards.  Hsu knew, that he didn’t WANT to die, and the reason he’d published that final note was because he was in too much pain, that he couldn’t, take it anymore.  “Maybe, I’m, making an example of myself, to the other people with psychological illnesses, that if you can’t take it, seek out help.”

Writing, showing up, these are, all, signals of S.O.S., a need to be, understood.  Lee often received calls from others with shared experiences as she, “They felt that I understood what they are going through.”  But even IF we have the same diagnosis, that doesn’t mean that I understand what another individual is going through, that I can, empathize with them.  “Every patient is an island”, with varied reasons of what drove us insane, and we are all unique, in the expression of our, insanity, but, “being together is enough, at least, we won’t, feel, so alone in this.”

And so, this points out the importance of having that needed social support when you’re in trouble, but, even if there are supports, people don’t normally seek it out, because, they’re all still, socialized into thinking, that, mental illness is bad, that if I come out of the dark, people won’t understand me, and so, they keep on, suffering on their own, without knowing, that all they need to do is to, reach out, and, help will come to them, and besides, that very first step out, is always, never easy, because you don’t know how the outside world will see you, and nobody wants to be labeled as, CRAZY, so that’s why, all of these sufferings, are going, unnoticed.

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The Holes in the Security Nets of Society: the Case Had Been Discharged Many Times Before, and Passed the Psych Evaluations of the Professional Psychiatrists

How safe, are we, if the psych ward can’t, even, correctly identify the dangerous who might harm others, huh???  Off of the Front Page Sections, translated…

The social security nets is the vital policies of the president, Tsai, yet, there were the repeated cases of attacks on locals in Pingdong by someone with schizophrenia, the female super convenience store clerk had been severely wounded, and the president’s policies are questioned.  The head of the county, Pan stated, that this is a serious problem, a lesson learned, that he will, evaluate the laws more closely.  The psychiatrists suggested the families to get their loved ones into treatment, to not go soft of these individuals with these conditions.

Based off of understanding, Yang, the assailant from eleven years, had similar records, started in 2017, he was treated, and categorized as “difficult to cure”, every time he was admitted to the psych wards, he’d started crying that he wanted to be, released.  Pan said, Yang had been in and out of the hospitals multiple times, and had been evaluated closely each and every time, other than the related rules, all the assessment made for his discharge went through the professional evaluation of the psychiatrists.  But, the patient had injured others multiple times, Pan stressed that he’d already, requested that the hospital enforce a stricter rule of evaluation, and the man will be admitted to the psych ward as a long-term resident now.

The C.E.O. of the Pingdong Clinical Psychologist Association, Hu told, that the case has violent tendencies, always used threats of violence on others, that she’d advised to have him locked up long-term.  If the families wanted to take him home, then, they must learn how to interact with the case, to avoid violence, to change their ways of, interacting, relating to him from before.

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a place like this then…photo from online

Hu said, that psychological disorders aren’t a “get-out-of-jail free card”, the penal code 19 states, that punishments shall be waived if the individual can’t tell the difference of right and wrong behaviors due to psychological disorders, or other mental conditions.  But, the third of penal code 19 also stated that “unfitting to be used if the act of harm was intentional, or the individual admitted to knowing what’s right and wrong!”, and, if treatments aren’t given, there will be, the criminal charges enforced.

Hu suggests that the family seek out help as early as they possibly can, a lot of the families, due to their lack of understanding of the psychological disorders, are afraid, with the communications with the trained professionals, they can accumulate the skills to caring for their loved ones, and can, more easily, avoid similar acts of violence from recurring.

and this is the modern-day “version” of the psych ward…

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with the professional shrink’s treating the patients individually, photo from online

And so, this, is due to the lack of education, because the families aren’t trained like the professionals at the hospitals, they couldn’t offer the help that these mental patients needed to recover, and, if these mental patients aren’t getting the help they needed, then, some will become, violent, if they have the violent prior tendencies.  The system of evaluation is still, too loosened, too, lacking in this case.

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An Expensive Child

The upbringing of the child, how do we, train our kids, what goals do we want our kids to attain in school, to excel, to become, one of the, elites, placing them in private schools, or, do we, want them to, encounter, people who are like, and unlike themselves, so they can, gain a wider perspective of, the world, to learn that there are, others who are, different than them?  Points to consider, when selecting what sort of schools to place your children in, private, public, etc., etc., etc., translated…

I’d seen on T.V. that there were Chinese rich parents who’d, thrown down wads of cash to celebrate their children’s birthdays, turning the girls into, princesses, the boys, into, princes, with the parents, dressed up to the nines, surprising all the guests who were, invited.  From before, I’d seen on the news, that a seven-year-old Filipino girl, dressed in that custom-made present, with a crown on her head, with the full-service banquets, and fireworks on display.

There are friends in my circle, who, for the sake of their children’s, “only childhoods”, wrecked their brains on the celebration means every year, put on that large party for them.  Other than inviting the kids’ friends, also, showed everybody else, how they’d, cherished, the only childhoods of their own, young.

Actually, every moment of life is the only, childhood is deemed as innocent, naïve, and only happens once, but, when did these, childhood birthday parties came into being in Taiwan?

I was just past forty, recalled how there was the McDonald’s commercials on T.V.  Back then, the shop was up to rent, and the character will bring tons of presents to the child, with the burgers, fries, the cokes, the happy meals.

illustration from UDN.com

昂貴的小孩。圖/想樂

That was in the eighties, a lot of the parents had, weathered through the poverties of post-war, and, as the U.S. gave the aids, the economy started, looking, up.  The government encouraged selling the items internationally, and, gave us the newer concepts of childrearing too.  The older generations will never host these grand celebrations for their kids on their birthdays, but the American ways believed, that we need to, toss down a whole lot of money on the kids, not expecting, nor demanding anything in return, and this concept had, rooted, downward in us.

And yet, based off of the economics sociologist, Zelizer, “Pricing the Priceless Child”, we can find, that the children now are seen, as, “little angels” and viewed as, “idols” in their existence, naïve, with complete dependence, this is, unique to modern day society only.

From a study of a sample of thirty families in Los Angeles, no single child would take responsibilities on her/his own for the family’s chores.  Normally, the parents had to plead, and ask (and usually failed at), but in the end, the parents can only, start doing all these chores like the maids do.  Modern day society, like the anthropologist, Tam Ramsay stated, “infants rule”, the children didn’t have any freedom, but they could, get whatever they wanted, they asked, of their, parents, without, any of the, related responsibilities.

In “Anthropology of Childhood” there are massive amounts of data collected which showed that we are now, living in a world where, “Children ranked supreme”, believing in their innocence, encouraging the younger generations to express themselves, and, do our bests, to, satisfy all their needs and wants, and this reflected on the collective society’s ideals of the natures of innocence of young children.  And besides, this society became, the projections of individual families’ tastes and value systems, becoming, a duplicate of the caste systems, and makes the gaps between the varied levels of socioeconomic statuses hard to understand one another, with the difficulties of, communicating with each other.

My son is in the first-grade now, I’d originally wanted to send him to private school, but thinking back to my own younger years, being enrolled in the nearby public elementary schools, he will get a chance to encounter children from various socioeconomic statuses, various backgrounds too, that was, what I believe to be, “normal” experiences for a child, to help him adapt and live along with people of an assortment of, backgrounds, to understand each of his classmates’ personality traits, likes, and dislikes, instead of getting to know his classmates, by how much money their families have.

And so, this, is on the socialization of the child, do we want our kids to be elites, is that why we’re, placing them in those, high-end, higher-quality, private schools from preschool on up, by making sure, that they excelled in the academia, or, do we want them to, get interactive, with, an assortments of, various children from the varied backgrounds, from blue collar families, to white collar families, that, is the question to be, considered here.

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The Vanishing “Father” on the Column on the Birth Certificates

On the matter of registering the child after birth here in Taiwan, more complex than just, having, that birth certificate, stamped and signed here, translated…

Did you see your own, birth certificates?

For the sake of the household registries, or for the sake of fortune-reading, having your charts mapped out, the birth certificate became, that very first key certification of our, lives.  What’s on there though?  The year, month, day and time of the infant’s birth, oh, and the parents’ names, and dates of births, right?

This seemed, rational, but, twenty years ago in Taiwan, there’d been three whole years, that all the birth certificates didn’t have the father’s names, why is that?

what the form looked like…

From 1946 when the “Household Registry laws” were implemented, it’d mandated that the newborn births get registered.  From those days, you needed the legal documents of birth, including the father’s, the mother’s, and the baby’s, to set up the basic information.  By 1971, the department of sanitations of the Executive Department mandated the horizontal form of “birth certificate”, combined all the common data, the names of the parents, the place of birth, dates of birth, etc., etc., etc.

This systematic registry of our births, it’d, made the collection, the statistical reports of data more complete, but in 1994, the “birth reports” were set into law, there was, a huge problem that the system faced.  Other than the medical professionals who were involved in the birthing processes, other than filling out the columns properly, they’d needed to report the data immediately to the department of health and sanitations, as well as the land offices too.  Mostly, the parents’ information are no problem, but how do they, confirm the identities, of the birthfathers of the children?

Back then, many times the R.O.C. OBGYN foundation had asked the government on this, like a report from 1998 mentioning, how as the handling of the paperwork of the birthing process, the father column, and the child’s birth order, it’d, struck up many debates, there was a gynecologist who had been forced to write the name of a man whose name didn’t match to the woman’s spousal column on the identification cards on the birth certificate of the infant.  There are also the unwed mothers, who worried that their children don’t have a father’s name on the birth certificates, and found random males to sign; while the gynecologists who delivered the babies, didn’t want to vouch for the individuals’ being the fathers, causing the court cases.

And, as there are, too many disputes, the birth certificate got amended back in 1999, took out the column with the “father”, and all the data on it, and, on the column of “birthmother”, they’d, changed the title of the column to “Woman who gave birth”, and, the personnel filing the paperwork, will check the household registry of the mother, to confirm that identification of the spouse, viewing the spouse of the woman who gave birth, as the newborn child’s, real, father.

And surely, this caused, new, inconveniences, for instance, as the people are filing for the English birth certificates and other documents of identification, or filing the data for a foreign spouse, because of this lacking in the data of the father, they couldn’t, confirm the identities.  And so, in 2002, the laws were, amended, again, the data of the father returned back on the birth certificates as “the spouse of the woman giving birth”, and, got put back on the birth certificates, and, the records are in line with the pregnant woman’s personal data.

The formatting of “Father” went from not being written, to being written, to not being written, to written back on again.  This reminded us, that on the collection of the statistics of pregnant women for the sake of research, the data of the males are normally, harder to collect, especially the identification of the birthfather, we’d needed more information, to determine, the identity of the birthfather of the child.

And, this, is important, especially after the laws of same-sex marriages had been signed, because of the formalities of the registries that we must make with the land offices here, as it’s, mandated and required, that made it, hard, because, what if, a woman is a lesbian, and got conceived, in vitro, or, if two males had a surrogate to carry their children?  So the system here is still not, set up, quite right, and, it’s going to take a whole lot more amending the laws in writing, to fit to everybody’s, requirements here.

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The Government Should Not be as Short-Sighted as It Was, in Buying up Enough Vaccines This Next Time

Because this god damn, @#$%ING country here, is now, way behind, in the defenses against the spread of MERS-CoV, and we’re all, in need, of that, life-saving, vaccine, that we’re still, NOT getting here, hello, hello, hello???  Or maybe, it’s because, NOT enough had D-I-E-D yet, who knows???  Off of the Front Page Sections, translated…

Japan had donated close to a million doses of AZ vaccines to us, with the two shipments from before, with he 2.5 million doses of Moderna, a gift from the U.S., we’d received around 5.84 million doses of donated vaccines, the vaccines the country bought, isn’t arriving fast enough, and it’s not even half of what was donated to us in sum, if the command center is still betting on the country’s own manufactured vaccines, and not actively buys the international vaccines that are out right now, and, “blocks” off private organizations from buying the vaccines that are needed, we are, rightly named, as “beggars of vaccines” here.

The government’s buying of the MERS-CoV vaccines, hadn’t gone according to plans, they’d put their bets on the country’s own manufactured vaccines, and Astra-Zeneca, tying up at least, twenty million doses, and yet, the country’s own vaccines still hadn’t gained the international’s emergency uses, while the AZ vaccines manufactured in Thailand, is also, late.  Plus, the COVAX’s assigning the vaccines, it’s also, delayed, had it not been U.S., Japan, lending the country a helping hand when they had, the shortages of vaccines would hit the country, even, harder.

The delays in shipments of our own ordered vaccines, is due to how other countries are, fighting for them, although U.S., England, and other countries had bought more than they needed, most of the countries in the world, are still in short supplies of the vaccines they are in need of.  But, in the shadows of the outbreaks, all the countries can only, try hard, to get ahead, countries such as Israel and Korea are even considering trading the vaccines in because what they have in their possessions are about to, expire.

For the hard works that came from about two months, TMSC, FOXXCON finally were able to, successfully, order a total of ten million doses of BNT vaccines, and, even though the shipment might only start arriving at the end of September, start of October, plus, the donations of Tzu-Chi Hospital, it seemed, that we may, have enough supplies of the vaccines needed, for this, year now.

As for next year, the command center estimated that we should by at least 15 million doses of Moderna, which is going underway.

The command center should learn its lessons, to NOT repeat the mistakes in buying the vaccines from last year to this year, they’d blamed the failures of buying the BioNTech vaccines on “political interference”, “Someone’s displeased”, and even so, the shipments of the vaccines can temporarily relieve the needs of the people, it’d still not helped one bit, because not everybody gets vaccinated, the passage to buying the vaccines should not be so short-sighted, and really, adjust the tactics, because nobody wants to see the next time the epidemic begins again, nor do we want the problems of not having enough vaccines available to all who needs.

And, don’t know if this god damn FUCKING (no need to pardon me now!) government HAD, indeed, learned ITS, lessons yet, and, maybe there would be more deaths by MERS-CoV, or just one or two (the HEADS of this country, contracting the virus, and DYING from it!), then, problems, solved.  And this still just showed, of how shortsighted the god damn government is, in NOT considering the needs of WE the people, not buying enough vaccines for the first place, for those of us who are, in need…

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From the Prides of Going with Chen to Helping Our Selves, Going Against Chen

How the people (not a part of that “we” here!), finally, wake UP, from the bullshits of the government here!  Off of the Front Page Sections, translated…

From mid-May to now, due to the bad policy of fighting against the spread of MERS-CoV, more than 10,000 had been diagnosed, and, over 700 deaths.  And this wrong policy, causing death toll to continue to rise up, but, no member of our legislature is willing to take the responsibilities for it, the commander’s seat is still, unwavered, because a lot of the politicians hid behind the self-proclaimed “hero”, the commander against the outbreaks, to prevent from getting SHOT at, and it’s also because, he’s, a hero who stood over all, blocking the bullets, the head of department who’d, fought for the “greater good”, he’d received, more commends from the President.  Under this condition, no matter how high the death toll rose to, he is still able to, sit steadily in his seat.  And so, from the angle of political position, he’s, a fitting officer in command, but, from the angle of defense against the outbreaks, he’d, become, ill-fitting, because as the head, he’d not, actually, used his powers, to get the people, away from, harm, to save the lives.

after Changwha started AGAINST Chen, the mayor of Taipei, Ke speaks…

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In the time of following orders of Chen, how he was, so high up above all, and proud.  Chen had been, painted us as a just, practical, figure in public health.  Before the outbreaks started happening, the commander wrote a disclosure to British media, stating, “we shall help the entire world set up a medical care system”, and even, “How can the world catch up to Taiwan?”  only as the outbreaks started worsening, the people found, that the “getting ahead of the game” by the commander, was only, bullshit, empty, promises.  And we the people learned, that we need the handouts of vaccines from other countries, with not enough power to scan, no fast-scan kits available to the people, how we’d needed the medical supplies to be donated by the actors and actresses, and T.V. personnel, and how the government delayed the asking of TMSC, FoxxCon, and Tzu-Chih for the vaccines to be, donated……….

Because of the bad policies, Taiwan went from the head of the class, dropped all the way, to the, very bottom, with only just, ten-percent of inoculation rate here, way off, from the hoard immunity needed at sixty-percent of population being inoculated.  And our rates of death exceeded the global average too.  Compared to how Chen boasted, “How can the world catch up”, it’d, showed us, how Chen’s ego, incompetence had, damaged the country’s people.

We’d originally planned to lift up the bans on July 13th, and now, it’s left to the local governments, to conduct the micro-lift, which, delegated the responsibilities of what might happen, to the local governments, it’d made all the local governments stand up against him, and the entire country is now, “Against Chen”.  But, whether it be for or against Chen, it’s all reliant, on the heads of the local governments.

This still showed, how the heads of a country can, have the bad policies made, and, screw over WE the people’s, lives, and, now, more people, more city governments are, going against Chen, because the local governments finally realized, that Chen’s policies are, bullshit!  And it’s, about time too…

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The Cohesive Love Foundation Took Care of Students in the Distant-Regions, Offered the Tutoring Sessions for Eight Years to Date

How this program persisted, despite how hard the times are, hitting, because there is, this, dire, need for it!  Off of the Newspapers, translated…

The secretary general, Hong of the Taiwanese Cohesive Love Foundation of Taiwan” is a full-time housewife, in her working as a volunteer, she’d found, that the students in distant-regions lacked the afterschool tutor help session resources, that the afterschool programs provided by the schools couldn’t meet the demands of the parents’, she’d gathered a group of volunteers, and set up the Cohesive Love Foundation, and other than offering the students the academic tutoring help after school, also cared for the moral education of the students as well.

The fifty-year-old studied at the Chishan Agricultural Skilled Technical High School, due to chance, started working as a volunteer for the Taiwanese Fund for Children & Families in Kaohsiung, and, due to the many years of experiences in volunteering with the group of volunteers, she’d zoomed in on the needs of the children in her locality, set up the Cohesive Love Volunteer Group to help the elementary and middle school students who are in need of tutoring after school, providing the suppers and the afterschool help session for eight years on end.

“As the foundation just got set up, we don’t have a set place, and we can only borrow the place from the local community centers, and, whenever there are local activities, we’d become, nomads”, Hong told, without the locations, the social workers had let the group of students to the local McDonald’s to hold the learning sessions, and it was hard from the start, as the desks and chairs they used are from the donated secondhand places, there is the lacking in funding and resources for the program, she’d once thought of ending the work of the foundation, but then, she’d thought about how the kids won’t have their meals, and still, carried on the work, and thankfully, her husband, her own children were all, very supportive of her cause.

photo of the food shop set up by the foundation in March to help the middle and older women, as well as the handicapped individuals on a second career, photo from UDN.com

台灣凝愛關懷弱勢協會今年3月成立小食堂,協助中高齡婦女、身障者進行二度就業。圖/洪惠月提供

A lot of the parents worked far away, and by the time they arrived to pick up their young it was already six, seven in the evenings, and the afterschool help programs offered by the local schools only lasted until five in the afternoon, the students had nowhere they could go, the parents came home tired from work, the students lacked the educational support they’d needed from the families, and the Cohesive Love Foundation focused on the concerns and needs of the families individually, enforced the communications between parents and children, moral education, and, the cleaning of the households, and other courses.

Of them, an elderly woman, Chiu’s son divorce his wife due to their differences of views on family, left four grandchildren to her to care, after the foundation’s matching the son of the elderly woman up with a temporary job, the son would return home late, and the grandmother considered that after work, it would be too hurried for her to pick up her grandchild from the afterschool program at his school, she’d, signed her grandson up for the courses at the foundation, and she’d, gotten, some relieve.

Hong told, a lot of people didn’t learn to be husbands, wives, and parents until after they were married, hoping that there is a specialty department helping the younger generations to deal with their issues in marriage, also offer the lessons in childcare, to reduce the problems of the families, and the society.

And so, this woman saw a need in her locality, and, started thinking of ways to offer the assistance that the local people would need, and, it’s with that thought of wanting to help relieve the stresses of the individual families, that’s carried her far, in offering the assistance to these families in need.

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The Professionalism that the Taiwanese Employees Lacked

Written by a professor of applied art department here, off of the Front Page Sections, translated…

The foreigners say, that Taiwan has nice people, good food, but the fundamental structures, are nowhere NEAR up to standards.  Because of how the workers cut the corners, the Bridge of Nanfangao collapsed, the train to Taroko crashed.  This reminded me of how the man, Kuo’s thoughts upon his encounter of workers in Japan when he’d visited, laying down the tiles, he’d noted, how focused those construction workers are, never-seen-before by him.  Recently, Chiao, the commentator on the news programs also criticized, that there’s that total lack of professionalism in the occupations, and this professionalism is on how no matter how small the jobs, they’re all done, with precisions, to perfections.

Based off of the news media reports, the perpetrator of the Taroko Derailing case, Lee was, a repeated offender, with a long list of, not, up-to-standard constructions in his past, and, his certifications wasn’t withdrawn back the issuers, and he was contracted for a government project!

And these past couple of days, there was another worker, cutting the corners.  The Yilan segment of the Taiwanese Railroad was constructing an elevated platform, with the workers, not watching out for the trains, gone onto the tracks to pick something up, was rammed into by the Taroko Trains, then, there was, another train coming, and thankfully, another worker stood out onto the tracks, waving the flags to prevent the trains from proceeding, otherwise, that injured worker would, lose his life, like how these trains are like cabs, you can, flag them down to stop them from keep going at any time, this showed how loosely the workers were, managed.

And, the article goes on to describe the professionalism of the professional workers in Japan, how they’re, set up to follow a set of standard operating procedures that they rarely, deviated from, comparing to how there’s NO structure, NO systems that the workers are, working by here, and you see this, sharp contrast.

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The Abuser Was, Ganged Up On, Sixteen Were Taken into Custody, Most Didn’t Know Each Other, the Gathering of the Crowds from Online, Taking Matters into Their Own Hands, Against the Bullies

Vigilante justice, is still???  Oh yeah, NO justices, but hey, that’s what we do, UNDER the INFLUENCE of the WWW here right now!  Off of the Front Page Sections, translated…

After the footages of the technical high school female student, Lin getting bullied went viral, the online did a human search and found the abuser, and used violence on the abuser; the man, Huang, who’d led the group in slapping Lin came out, apologizing two nights ago, but, there were the members of the online community who’d, “leaked out” the message, and it’d become a matter of “vigilantes seeking justice”, there were about twenty individuals who’d taken the weapons, and ganged up on Huang, beaten his right elbow to and his ring finger to fracture.  The police were notified, and arrested a total of sixteen people, including seven teenagers, and the police found, that most of whom didn’t know each other, and they were all charged with physical assault, gang-related activities, threats, and other charges too, and two of the group were sent to the D.A.’s office, and the district attorneys after interrogations, sent them home, while the rest of the group were, taken and kept in police custody.

Lin, the technical high school student, and the woman, Hsiao had monetary disagreements, on the 22nd of last month, Lin was ganged up on by Hsiao’s boyfriend, Huang (age nineteen), and the group, drinks were poured on her face, while the bystanders shot the footage of a total of fifty-six seconds, and streamed it online, and members of the online community found out Huang’s identity, and some of the online community threw eggs at Huang’s residence.

vigilantes, seeking “justice”…

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here, we have, a “mob” of only TWO! Found online

Two nights ago, Huang’s friend, the man, Fang (age 19) asked him, “do you want to fix it”?, Huang wanted all of it to be over soon, and agreed, that he would meet out two nights ago at ten, outside a super convenience shop in Hsiaogang to discuss how to apologize, and the man, Lin got in touch with the girl who got slapped, Lin to come but because there was a gathering of, seven to eight individuals, the police were called and came, Fang rode his scooter out to the Rose Cemetery in Daliao District with Huang on the back and continued to “discuss” the matter.

Someone Instagrammed the goings on of Huang making the apology, and everything was tracked online, from the posts and reposts, and reposts of the online community, at around midnight last night, there were, more than twenty individuals who’d, rushed over to the cemetery, and Lin showed up with her father, and talked with her abuser for no more than five minutes, then left, but, within five minutes afterwards, Huang was, ganged up on, and, was taken to the Hsiaogang Hospital, and the hospital immediately, notified the police.

Huang stated, that he’d only known three, to four people who were there, that he’d not known most of them, and that someone had hit him with a bat; Fang tried to cover him up, but it’d not worked, that he planned to sue his abusers for threats, and assault.  Fang also testified, that back then, he did, try his best, to protect Huang, he took along six, to seven others, to film the process of his apologies to the girl, that he’d not known most of those who were there.

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at the tips of our, fingers too! Photo from online

The police took in sixteen of the suspected abusers one by one, and found, that most of them didn’t know each other, and suspected that someone had, shared the passage of Huang’s apology to the adolescent girl at the super convenience shops, and someone started tracking his whereabouts, and, as the online community posted, reposted, and followed up, there were more and more of those who’d gathered around the cemetery, and as soon as Lin and her family members left, they’d, started, gaining up on Huang; the abusers included Fang’s friends, and there were those who were there, because of the posts online, the “vigilantes”, using violence to fight violence, the police took Fang and one another individual into protective custody, while the rest of the involved were taken to the police stations locally.

Based off of the viral video on IG, while Huang was getting cussed at and beaten on by the gathering crowd, Tseng tried to block him from being attacked, and kept moving backwards; there was another footage that showed Huang getting asked, “how do you want to apologize to the woman?”, with Huang stuttered, “I shouldn’t have, slapped her”, and the individual filming asked  him again, “How are you going to apologize?”, Huang kept bowing, and said, “I’m sorry, I should not have hit the girl!”

And so, thanks to social networks such as Instagram, Facebook, and, YouTube (for allowing the footages to go VIRAL???), that was HOW and WHY this beat-down happened, and this is happening, more and more often these days, because of all of those tiny matters that you and/or I feel to be, unjustified, and, there are those of you (which I’m nowhere NEAR a member of???), who felt that oh, she got beaten up, and that’s not right, and so, you’d, gathered up that huge crowd, and went to TAKE the guy who’d, beaten up that teenage girl up yourselves, and now, you are all gonna get charged, for ASSAULTING the original ABUSER, and in the process of seeking out what you deemed to be, justice, you’d, turned into, ABUSERS too, and wow, you still, don’t REALIZE this, because, you’d TOO BLIND by what you deemed to be “justice”.

And all of this is due to???  STREAM it LIVE!!!

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The Elderly Father Took Care of His Own Ill Daughter for Fifty Years, Finally Suffocated Her to Death, the Judge Gave the Man a Pardon

As the burdens of caretaking became too great…off of the Front Page Sections, translated…

Sentenced to Two-and-a-Half Year “Never Received the Social Resources, Understandable Circumstances………Suggested that the President Issue a Pardon”

The man, took care of his own youngest daughter who was born with cerebral palsy for fifty years, last February saw his youngest having a major toothache, plus the outbreaks of MERS-CoV, saw that the pain killers couldn’t alleviate her pians, he’d, smothered her to death with a quilt, and attempted suicide but was, saved, the Taipei District Court took into considerations that he took care of his own daughter long-term, and not received enough social resources to help him out, and, reduced his sentence twice on how he’d turned himself in, how his situations was what made him commit the murder, yesterday, Chen was sentenced to two years six months on domestic violence and murder. This can still be appealed.

The Collectivist Courts on the verdict, specifically noted that Chen (age 78) is a loving father, for the benefit of his own daughter, for fifty years on end, he’d, taken care of her himself, had it not been the outbreaks, he would’ve, continued, caring for his own daughter.  Seeing how much he’d loved her, and, how he’d, terminated her life himself, in the futures, he would be, imprisoned, by his own conscience, and, there’s, room for discussions on whether or not the country should, enforce, a jail sentence for him, and, suggested that the D.A. examine if Chen would be fitted to serve his prison terms, and suggested to the president, to issue a special pardon for him.

Chen’s youngest daughter because of severe cerebral palsy, couldn’t take care of her own life, is bedridden long-term, her body became, malformed, last February, she had a tooth ache, Chen wanted to take her to the hospital to get her tooth extracted out, the eldest daughter voiced her concerns, Chen worried that it would be hard for his youngest to get sedated for the procedures, and the outbreaks were, getting, more and more serious, he couldn’t take her to the hospital.  On the evening of February 29th, he’d heard his youngest moaning out of pain again, believed, that even if he’d fed her the painkillers, it still won’t help her reduce the pains, and he’d, smothered his youngest daughter to death with a quilt.

After Chen murdered his own daughter, he’d started becoming, suicidal too, took a huge dose of sleeping pill, fell into a coma, his wife found him the following morn, reported to the fire department, as the paramedics arrived, they’d found that the youngest daughter was, already, dead, rushed Chen to the E.R., as Chen regained consciousness, he’d turned himself in, for murdering his own, youngest daughter.

The Collectivist Court pointed out, that Chen was really close with his daughter, but could not receive the social resources he’d needed to give her the needed care, and he’d not received the social supports of the caretakers on time, it’d made the caretaking process even harder for him to endure, to the point that he’d started showing signs of depression, anxiety, as well as, insomnia too, and seeing how his youngest was in pain, and couldn’t help her feel better, he’d decided, to put her out of her misery.

Chen’s wife and eldest daughter both testified in court, that they’d hoped that Chen can be found not guilty, that if he was sent to prison, then, it will, try the family even harder.  Even the district attorney who argued on the behalf of the victim spoke on his behalf, suggested that the judge sentenced him to only two years.

But the Collectivist Courts considered, that the defendant had loved his own daughter son, and ended her life himself, that in the future days to come, he will get tortured by his own conscience, that there’s considerations on whether or not sending him to prison would be absolutely necessary, the courts suggested that the president sign a pardon for him.

And so, due to these, trying circumstances in life, this man had, decided, to END his own daughter’s life, out of mercy, but, this is still, MURDER, and it’s still, due to how this man didn’t alleviate the stress of caretaking soon enough, that this tragedy occurred, and now, the courts is planning to not punish him, based off of the trying circumstances of the family’s conditions.  And yes, this is still MURDER!

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