#18 CJK - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mark
    • 24.03.10 | 22:46 (IST)

    Not a very apt analogy. Do you wish to make reparations for the actions of your ancestors a century or two ago? Do you blame young modern Germans for the Holocaust? Should the Saxons give UK back to the Celts? Maybe we should all give Earth back to the Neanderthals and Cro Magnons! As an Israeli (I assume), would you pay reparations to the world for Israeli crimes, or those of pre-Israeli Zionist movements like Irgun? USA made mistakes, but they are not a green light for Israel or anybody else to repeat them. Maybe if we never existed the world would be a better place? I thought it was evil to think such things. Mankind has a savage past, we have hopefully evolved from it. Colonialism and imperialism are generally blamed for hideous wars and shunned by the civilized world today. Get with the program!

    from the article: Two meetings, but no agreement between Obama and Netanyahu
    First published 17:00 24.03.10 | Last updated 11:09 31.03.10
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