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    • scallywag
    • 16.12.07 | 16:05 (IST)

    your statement reminds me of j. russell lynes' definition of cynicism: "the intellectual cripple's substitute for intelligence". in view of your comparison between today's arab israelis and german jews during the nazi-time it's obvious that you are completely ignorant, apparently concerning both, the time then in nazi-germany and the time today in israel. you said that then the jews didnt have "any choice but to play". well, actually they had a choice, namely to play or to die. today's arab israelis do have a choice, too, but it's completely different from the choice the jews had then: today's arab israelis do have the choice between living and living, living with or without celebrating, living with or without voting, living with or without lining-up the streets everytime the president drives by. that's the big big difference which obviously you dont see.

    from the article: A celebration for Jews only
    First published 00:00 16.12.07 | Last updated 00:00 16.12.07
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