# 2 Equation of "killing people" and "building homes" - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Swiss (Dino)
    • 15.09.09 | 17:19 (IDT)

    You are correct, most people would agree that "building homes" is much more innocent than "killing people" (terrorism). If "building homes" is seen as a form of peace- ful future coexistence, which would then of course automatically require the right to vote for the West Bank Palestinians in a "Greater Israel", then that is correct. But that is not what most settlers and right- wing Israel/Diaspora want. They regard all the land as Jewish land, and the clear aim is to drive the indigenous Arab population out of the West Bank by making life there impossible for them. In that case, the otherwise innocent "building of homes" becomes indeed a form of "terrorism".

    from the article: A pragmatic vision for Israel's Left: A reply to Benny Morris
    First published 16:22 15.09.09 | Last updated 16:09 13.11.09
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