Certain religions are not content with exercising control over their members. The want to show themselves as powerful and influential over the nation and all of it's people. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • harzion
    • 05.04.12 | 05:17 (IDT)

    This is just as true for Christianity and Islam as it is for Judaism. Almost all of the primarily Christian nations tend to be secular democracies. This usually puts a strong limit on the power of religion. Of course, Israel is not a democracy. It is a theocracy with some of the trappings of a democracy. Israel is like the guy that dresses up in a moose costume. Nobody will ever mistake him for a real moose even if they don't say anything.

    from the article: Israeli faction appeals High Court to permit Tel Aviv buses to run on Shabbat
    First published 03:15 05.04.12 | Last updated 03:15 05.04.12
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