, it doesn't matter when she's a religious fanatic. That religion is called, 'ware-ware-nihonjin'*. She tried the, 'Japan has it's own way, and Canada has it's own way', fallacy**. My family debated for fun. I didn't bother to explain the argument's fallacy, but I did list a dozen countries where a foreign national has no trouble having their children take their surname, because they don't have a feudal 'family-registry'***.