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    • Peter
    • 29.11.09 | 14:41 (IST)

    If to establish an ancestral land claim to an area you were not born in, you just need to join a nation or a religion that originated there, then the Indonesian Muslims have the right to colonize the Middle East. On the other hand, if to establish an ancestral land claim to an area you were not born in, you need to have DNA that originated there, then the White Americans have the right to colonize Europe, and everybody has the right to colonize Africa.

    from the article: Shlomo Sand's 'The Invention of the Jewish People' is a success for Israel
    First published 15:30 27.11.09 | Last updated 15:42 27.11.09
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