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    • soggy liberal
    • 10.10.07 | 14:56 (IST)

    If only someone would have suggested Alaska to Theodor Herzl, how all of our lives might have been transformed! Conversely, Imagine though how outraged all those big brown bears would be at the semitic defiling of their pristine landscape, and no longer being able carry on living in those pleasantly smelly caves .... More seriously, there is a pretty large divide between the ever-present wishful thinking on both sides, evidence of the "have cake and eat it " syndrome on the one hand and of "fantasy island" on the other. Compromise is not an obscene word - although clearly blasphemous in the eyes of some adherents of quaint yet dangerous beliefs

    from the article: Heading to December
    First published 00:00 09.10.07 | Last updated 00:00 09.10.07
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