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lisere

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french
hello,

I stumbled upon this phrase and I wanted to know what it could mean. Please let's keep any political opinion on that question private, I just want to know what the form "ikura datoshitemo + sarete monku wa iemasen". Thank you so much for your feedbacks.

幾ら #BlackLivesMatter だとしても、その中身が #BlackCrimeFree では鎮圧されても文句は言えないです。
 
  • Flaminius

    coclea mod
    日本語 / japāniski / יפנית
    The Japanese language cherishes the opposition between 看板 or 外面 and 中身. These metaphors speak of the words (titles, slogans, isms) and the behaviours intended to serve the slogans. You may find other words or word pairs that perpetuate this metaphorical relationship. Anyway, 中身 is in my opinion something more tangible than a core concept. E.g., arson, murder, and looting.
     

    Contrafibularity

    Senior Member
    Japanese - Osaka
    The speaker of the sentence is being sarcastic about some people going too far under the slogan of "#BlackLivesMatter".

    The Japanese language cherishes the opposition between 看板 or 外面 and 中身. These metaphors speak of the words (titles, slogans, isms) and the behaviours intended to serve the slogans.
    Maybe, but how does this relate to the issue at hand? Do you mean the speaker’s perception of the event is uniquely Japanese? I don't think being sarcastic is a privilege that Japanese speakers are uniquely entitled to. Anyone can get mad at people practicing acts of vandalism under a plausible cause, can't they?
     

    Flaminius

    coclea mod
    日本語 / japāniski / יפנית
    Of course they can. What I am looking at is how Japanese uses metaphors. Words denoting outside is associated with what people speak or look, while those denoting inside is associated with what people do.
     
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