3 Big Ideas? Err really? None of those are Jewish are they? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Michael
    • 09.11.09 | 20:52 (IST)

    Akhenaten came up with the idea of monotheism, which is probably where the Hebrews got it from. The idea that the rule of kings is not infinite. That's 6th century BC Greece and democracy really. I don't think that's anything to do with Judaism really. Particularly since regal power has usually had some effective limits. People have always been free to kill kings they really didn't like. World peace? Is Bibi having a laugh? There have always been utopian thinkers who've dreamed of world peace. Would be nice if Bibi showed a bit more interest in it.

    from the article: Netanyahu: Abbas, let's relaunch peace talks now
    First published 14:25 10.11.09 | Last updated 11:37 25.11.09
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