[The number of pets in Japan has exceeded the number of children] Japan’s NHK TV said that as of April 1, 2021, the number of pets in Japan has exceeded the number of children under 15 in China. Japanese media also urged that keeping pets means taking responsibility, hoping that people can keep pets from beginning to end.

There is no correlation between the two things when put together and compared. It is a logical trap. Many people read the title if they are thinking-Japanese young people don’t want to have children, so they are more lonely. They choose to keep pets instead of children to accompany them. It’s sad. If you think about it this way, the text has introduced a logical trap. Japan’s low fertility rate is a fact; there are more pets in Japan; it is also a fact that there are more pets in Japan; and the combination of a weak fact and a strong fact proves that “You see because, so again, this is a logical trap.” Don’t worry, let’s take a look. Look, have you ever been misled like this in your life? First of all, it is misleading to put these two data together until there is no other data to support it. For example, we can boldly guess whether the increase in the number of pets is because the economy has been good in recent years, and more families can meet the requirements of their children to buy pets. After all, what kid didn’t ask parents to raise hamsters, puppies, etc. in their childhood? So families with children have added a lot of pets, and families without children have also added a lot of pets. Even because the statistics are the “number of pets”, is it possible that people don’t like raising cats and dogs, and they have become fish raising so the number has increased? Or let’s guess from another angle, is it because schools have recently moved closer to quality education that all children are required to write observation diaries during holidays, so children are asking parents to buy pets for observation? Or is it because Japan’s ageing is serious, and young people’s working hours increase, and older people choose to keep pets to accompany themselves? These are all things that can happen, and they can happen at the same time as the birth rate decline without any correlation. In fact, if you have the patience to click on the news link in the title and finish reading it, it is said in the video-because of the restrictions of the home order, people in order to pass the time at home, the number of pets in Japan has soared. Oh, it turns out that it’s because of the epidemic, so adults and children can’t go out. Keeping pets to pass the time has nothing to do with having children. Presumably because of the inability to go out, the number of pregnancies in Japan is increasing recently, but it takes 10 months for a child to be born, unlike pets that can be taken home at that time. Therefore, the number of newborns and pets in Japan may be on the rise, but the pets show faster. And the original video did not say that XXX caused XX, but objectively mentioned the NHK report, urging the owner to be responsible for the pet. Before there are data showing that “family without children is the main cause of new pets in order to resolve loneliness”, comparing these two data together like the subject of the subject will mislead readers. Some people may say, isn’t it because Japanese people have a low fertility rate? Isn’t it normal for young people not to have children to raise cats and dogs? Both of these logics are correct, but there are many reasons for the appearance of a result, and it is also misleading to replace the main cause with a weak cause. The number of cats and dogs in Japan has now increased dramatically-correct Japanese do not like to have children-correct Japanese do not like to have children, which directly leads to the increase in the number of cats and dogs-the title is not mentioned, but the text put together leads you to reason out This conclusion. There is a question like “3 people pay 30 yuan for staying in the store, and the shopkeeper charges 25 yuan and asks the Xiaoer to refund 5 yuan, but the Xiaoerzang 2 yuan. Then each person spends 9 yuan for a total of 27 yuan, plus the Xiaoerzang 2 yuan for a total of 29 yuan. , Where is the other one yuan?” Where is the mistake of this question? Misleading you with the last sentence. The reason that the three actually only spent 27 yuan was that each person had refunded 1 yuan, not that the shop Xiaoer had hidden 2 yuan. Dian Xiaoer’s 2 yuan is included in 27 yuan, and there is no logical relationship between it and 30 yuan. So where there is no one yuan. Similarly, in addition to the “increased purchases of home orders due to the epidemic” mentioned in the video, what else has caused the increase in the number of pets in Japan? The first is that the average life expectancy is extended and social welfare is good. Japanese old people generally have cats and dogs after retirement-this has nothing to do with young people not having children. The second is that the life span of cats and dogs has increased-it still has nothing to do with young people not having children. For more than ten years, the pet industry in Japan has been very developed. A special pet management agency has been established to conduct professional management of cats and dogs, cooperate with hospitals and special health checks, and increase the average life span of cats and dogs by 10 years. The natural life span of cats and dogs is short, which is almost doubled by 10 years. Old cats and dogs can also be taken care of, and new cats and dogs are still being born, and the number of natural pets directly rises. So, is it because young people do not have children because of the increase in the number of cats and dogs? No data was found, but it should be just one of the reasons, and the impact is lower than the first two. Because most young people in Japan live in apartments after leaving home, there are not many apartments that allow cats and dogs in Japan. At the same time, young people in Japan are under a lot of pressure in the workplace. They leave work late at night and cannot take good care of cats and dogs. The consumption motivation is not as good as the elderly. Another popular example: In the 1990s, with the popularization of home TV, people spent more time watching TV. According to the statistical results, an article title can be compiled, and the picture shows that the TV is not good. How do you think “People spend more time on TV shows than being with their families for the first time?” Readers saw that TV is really not a good thing, and it delays our being with our families. Because in fact, “people watching TV time” and “time with their families” are not in conflict or related. It’s just that people’s way of life has changed. You can watch TV while staying with your family. Even because the whole family can watch TV together, the time everyone spends sitting together at home has increased. In the past, everyone did their own thing in the room. It’s just that because I can watch TV when I’m alone, “the time spent on TV” exceeds “being with my family.” Both quantities are rising. And the more “time spent watching TV” increases, and the actual main occupancy is the time originally spent reading books and listening to the radio alone. “Watching TV” itself does not have any negative effect on being with the family, and even has a positive effect. It’s just that its numbers are growing faster, so when you compare it together, it seems to be a contradictory relationship. Even the title “Time spent on TV” is also an ambiguous statement. Does shooting TV programs also count? Do these hours of production of TV and TV commercials also count? These are all misleading readers. Local. For another example, there was a news before that Indians generally eat curry, and the number of Alzheimer’s disease (Alzheimer’s) in India is very low. So it led to a saying “Curry can prevent Alzheimer’s disease.” In fact, it is. After a few years, some people went back to the statistics and found that it was because India’s sanitary conditions were poor and the average life expectancy was very low. Alzheimer’s disease mainly occurred in 50 years of age and the patients were not diagnosed, so the number of cases was very small. The conclusion that the number of diagnoses of Alzheimer’s in India is small” is correct. “Curry is commonly eaten in India, and curcumin in curry is good for the health of the elderly”. The fact is also correct. However, the main reason for affecting the conclusion is life expectancy and medical treatment, not curry. This is the logical misleading of putting two parts of seemingly correct content together. In fact, people in our lives often use such logical traps to mislead others and increase their persuasive power. For example, parents scold their children: one day By the end of the day, I know that I’m going online. I spend more time on the Internet at home than reading and studying. So does my child’s “Internet” mean playing? If he’s watching Zhihu, this may itself be a new learning alternative to “reading books”. Method. (This point should be questioned by comments, and everyone can judge for themselves) Or is the time the child spends surfing the Internet originally as learning time? Or is the time he used to watch TV used to surf the Internet. A more rude way, It’s a direct attribution, for example, your parents think you often look at your mobile phone. Excessive use of your mobile phone is a bad behavior. This is a fact, and the new facts are bound to the old facts to establish a logical relationship. When you and your mother say: “Mom ,I have a headache. “Who told you to play mobile phones all day long.” “Mom, I failed the exam. “Who told you to play mobile phones all day long.” “Mom, I don’t have a boyfriend. “Who told you to play mobile phones all day long.” “Mom, I have stopped playing mobile phones recently, but my head still hurts. “Who told you that you used to play mobile phones?” “

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helpmekim
8 months ago

During the epidemic in Japan, restricted by the stay-at-home order, people spent much time at home, and everyone went to buy pets to raise them. This prompted the rapid development of the pet market, reaching 5 trillion yen (about 300 billion yuan). As of April 1, 2020, the number of pets in Japan has surpassed the number of children under the age of 15 in Japan (although it has been surpassed by research 10 years ago), but it can still be seen from this that Japan’s population is aging. Statistics from the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan show that in 2019, the number of births in Japan fell to the lowest level in history and was less than 900,000 for the first time, while the number of natural population declines reached a new high. This shows that Japan’s declining birthrate is becoming increasingly severe and the population is rapidly decreasing. The population dynamics forecast released by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan on the 24th showed that the number of births in Japan in 2019 was 864,000, a decrease of 54,000 from last year. This is the first time the annual number of newborns has fallen below 900,000 since Japan began counting the number of births in 1899. At the same time, Japan’s total fertility rate last year was 1.36, a decrease of 0.06% from last year, and it was the fourth consecutive year of decline. At the same time, there were 1.376 million deaths in Japan in 2019, the highest number of deaths in a year since World War II. Since the number of deaths exceeded the number of births in 2005, Japan has continued its population decline. If the working population that supports the social security system is further reduced, Japan’s current pension, nursing and medical system may be difficult to maintain. Undoubtedly, the population problem has become the biggest headache for Japan. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe even directly referred to it as a “national crisis.” Judging from Abe’s statement, Japan’s population problem has reached a very serious degree, and it is not an exaggeration to call it a “national crisis”. Now China is also facing the problem of an aging population, which is even worse than Japan. The aging of the population has gradually become a major social problem in China.

helpyme
8 months ago

The number of pets in Japan has exceeded the number of children under the age of 15. What is the point? The focus is on the aging population and the shortage of newborn babies? No, this is not the focus of this news. The phenomenon of aging in Japan has not been a year or two. This news is not meant to tell you about aging! So what’s the point? It’s very simple. Just watch the first half of the news. This is to tell you that the number of pets in Japan is increasing! Some friends may have to say why the number of pets has soared, rather than the number of newborns has dropped? Because Japan has been aging for a long time, although the birth rate has been decreasing every year, the reduction is very limited and very fixed. It is unlikely that the birth rate will suddenly drop sharply. So I said that the focus of the news is the number of pets in Japan. Surge. So when did the number of pets surge? The current news, the statistics must be last year’s data, what happened last year? Okay, everyone knows the new crown epidemic. I remember that around April last year, there was also a program on NHK in Japan. The host remotely interviewed very famous European historians and humanists about their views on the world after the epidemic. At that time, a humanist suggested that people hurry up and buy a pet. , The host was taken aback after listening and said you were joking. Experts say no, because the epidemic has caused a sharp decrease in human-to-human communication. In order to maintain humanity, it is recommended that everyone keep pets. At that time, I was really listening to it as a joke, but the status quo really confirmed the expert’s statement! So the amount of information behind this news is too great! The illness brought about by the epidemic is certainly serious, and the impact of the epidemic has made countless people anxious, uneasy, and lonely due to various reasons. Therefore, it is understandable that Japanese people buy pets and keep pets in order to relieve this emotion. By the way, the Japanese media estimated that the Japanese pet market will have a scale of 5 trillion yen, so act now.

sina156
8 months ago

The aging population in Japan is relatively serious, and the fertility rate is also very low. Pets are estimated to fill the place of children in many families who do not want to have children. I personally think that the number of pets exceeds the number of children under 15 years of age. It also shows from the side that the pressure on people in Japanese society is really great. Many people feel that life is not easy. Getting married and having children is too heavy, but there are no children. Some people have no partners and their lives are too monotonous. So, raise a pet to enrich your life and comfort your soul, or Pass the boring time. Pets are dependent on their owners. In many cases, owning a pet can always remind you that you are still in need. It is not a dispensable person in this society. Keeping a pet in a depressive social environment can relieve physical and mental stress, bring yourself happiness, and spiritual comfort, which is actually a good thing. The problem that may arise is that pets are not humans, and they will not actively control their reproductive behavior. A large number of pets may reproduce too much, causing young animals to be abandoned. Pet hygiene issues, a large number of dog walks, etc. may put a certain pressure on urban hygiene. Unqualified owners abuse pets, etc.

yahoo898
8 months ago

Let alone Japan, the declining birthrate and aging population are now about to become like this in China. 7 Pu’s data will come out soon. In the comic “A World Where Love Is Forbidden”, the country relies on big data matching to rescue the population birth problem. Of course, I don’t want such a thing to happen. For various reasons, the elders in my family who do not have children to accompany, who originally did not have cats and dogs in the family, are now being raised. Originally not raised at home. Look at the pet-related videos, and the number of clicks is overwhelming. It has been raised for 10 years now, and according to the veterinarian, 10 years old is already an older age.

leexin
8 months ago

I was in Japan at this time last year. The whole country was frightened by the epidemic, and many shops were closed. No, not many. All shops are closed. All shops are closed except for two exceptions. One is convenience stores. Many people who cannot take care of themselves (including me) will starve to death after they are closed, and the other is pet grooming shops. Based on this incident, I came to the conclusion that pet owners are the most deadly group in Japan. According to this conclusion, if we extend it further, we can conclude that Japan can form an undead army after Japan’s per capita pet owners. This is the conspiracy of Japan to rebuild its armaments!

greatword
8 months ago

The number of individual insects in China far exceeds the total population of China. Maybe the number of insects in the Vatican is more than the total population of China. There are three cats and four dogs. There are interpretations that cats have three babies at one birth and dogs have four babies at one birth. Although it is not scientific, as long as pets are not rare animals, their reproductive ability is generally stronger than that of humans, right? Does this association make any sense? And it should be noted that keeping pets is not the privilege of children, and it is unreasonable to just compare the number of children. If you want to pay attention to the problem of animal abandonment, statistics on rabies virus vaccination are more meaningful than statistics on the number of children.

loveyou
8 months ago

As I said a long time ago, it is difficult for a person to live and survive alone in society. It is definitely necessary to live for some people. Many parents who urge marriages also clearly understand this truth. If there is a marriage relationship with children, then when encountering difficulties in the future, they will also consider what to do with my child when I die. To put it in another direction, you can live well if you have expectations and weaknesses. Japan’s low desire is something that everyone knows. Not to mention that TV dramas are directly filmed for you. Japan’s social pressure is even greater than China’s. Young people living and working in society do not have ample time or perfection. Social relations. This is also a very obvious phenomenon in China, so now more and more people in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen are starting to keep small pets. The number of pets in Japan exceeds the number of children under the age of 15. It may be that the number of pets has increased sharply, or it may be that children under the age of 15 start to lose gear and become fewer. I tend to be more towards the latter, that is, the intimacy of the younger generation tends to be closed and the cost of raising children after marriage and love for the younger generation is too high. But people always need to live to order something, pets are a good substitute. The cost of raising pets is relatively low. As long as they are fed scientifically, it is basically an extra pair of chopsticks. More importantly, pets can play the role of psychological comfort. You know that there is a little thing you are looking forward to at home, and you will have a direction for your work. In order to make your little pets at home worry about food and clothing, you must do well. the work. It might be to change him to a bigger house, it might be to let him eat better food. This sense of responsibility previously provided by family relationships can be perfectly replaced by pets today. But there will also be certain situations, that is, the life span is not equal. After all, pets will leave first (don’t tell me tortoises). If a pet was raised when you were 20 years old, you just graduated, fed scientifically, and lived a decade or so. Leave you when you are 35+. At this time, the blow is twofold. People in middle age have no family relationships, and even pets that have been with you for more than ten years will leave. In other words, if you look forward to your life with pets, then by the middle age, all this will come to nothing. You can accept substitution when you are young, but it is difficult to accept substitution in middle age. It is not that the problem can be solved by raising a small pet again. Of course, with the increase in the number of pets, I hope that the relevant social insurance and medical insurance can be implemented despite the fact that I would rather pay a few hundred dollars a month for a pet medical insurance. After all, the biggest reason for abandoning pets is that they cannot be cured if they are sick. But if there is pet medical insurance and pet hospitals are public, the cost of treatment will be greatly reduced. Naturally, there is less abandonment.

strongman
8 months ago

The most obvious is the low fertility rate and the negative population growth trend. Japan’s aging will be more serious in the next 30 to 50 years. From the perspective of social structure, the majority of middle-aged and old people, while the number of young people are decreasing, lack of stamina in the development process. People work for a long time, and there will be less fresh blood in the future, which is especially not conducive to labor-intensive industries. Of course, you can choose to build factories overseas, but other domestic industries will gradually be eroded. Japan’s development speed entered rapid growth in the 1960s and 1970s, peaked in the 1980s and 1990s, and stabilized after entering the millennium. The development can be described as rapid, and the pressure on Japanese people’s lives is increasing. Many people are busy with work and have no time to produce the next generation. Over time, the desire to breed the next generation decreases. This is a malformed product of rapid development.

stockin
8 months ago

In Japan, it is no longer as good as “Low Desire Society”. Young people’s desire to have children has decreased, and their thinking about raising children has gradually decreased. Young people may think that it is good for them to live well, because fewer people fall in love and get married. The natural fertility rate has also been reduced, but there is no distinction between men and women in keeping pets. On the contrary, the more you live alone, the more you need the company of pets. After a busy day at work, there is a little life waiting at home when you get home. There is still hope. Raising a child requires a very independent space (to the room after age). Cat activities are mainly vertical space. There is a good cat climbing frame and a place for eating and drinking, covering an area of about 2 square meters. Dogs are kept in cages during the day and released at night to take them for a walk. There is not much space for activities. The resulting problem is that when the death rate is greater than the birth rate, the negative growth brings about a country’s population becoming smaller and smaller. If it remains the same, the country will slowly disappear. However, the state basically adopts policies to increase the fertility rate, such as women’s reproductive benefits, family vacations to accompany their children, and so on.

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