The business of crying in Japan
January 31, 2002 2:46 PM   Subscribe

The business of crying in Japan Interesting LAT article that discusses the controversy behind a Japanese lawmaker's comment on the use of tears by females.
posted by zinegurl (2 comments total)
Ah, that seventies nostalgia. But they don't have to go that far.
posted by dhartung at 4:07 PM on January 31, 2002

it is interesting that shedding tears still works as a emotional/politcal tool, although not for everyone. i imagine that the crying of another triggers some kind of basic human reaction, a need to comfort.
posted by asok at 5:46 AM on February 1, 2002

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