Am I alone in seeing something obscene in people having unrestrained fun and exhibiting unfettered joy when, 100 meters away, their neighbors live under oppression, have their homes demolished, their children arrested and worse? Am I alone in suspecting that the authorities bless -- and lavishly fund -- such displays precisely because they divert attention from the suffering of others -- indeed, from avoiding any sense of responsibility?No context to this article, no explanation of what it means or what significance it carries. Sad and thought-provokig in its omissions.
UN to hold off on separate Afghan bombing probe for now (Reuters)
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