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    • harvey
    • 05.11.09 | 06:31 (IST)

    Maybe, just maybe, this character trait has been their problem throughout history. I have been wondering why it is that Jews have been persecuted in so many countries, or asked to leave. What is the common demoninator of Israelis? Lack of empathy and compassion? In the film of the Nuremberg trials, the Jewish phychologist - in his attempt to define evil - says: perhaps lack of empathy is the source of evil. Or something to that effect. I so want to be on the Israeli side, and no longer find it possible. Both Palestinians and Israelis have made lying into a fine art.

    from the article: Israel's UN ambassador: Goldstone report was born of hate, executed in sin
    First published 20:04 04.11.09 | Last updated 22:52 04.11.09
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