Dr Bmd, Your commentary, LOL - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Dutch
    • 05.03.07 | 19:38 (IST)

    Dr Bmd, I find myself laughing reading your commentary to Akiva's piece -- especially in light of Eleanor Roosevelt's experience following the acceptance of the Universal Declaration of Human Right. Eleanor explained in her book, You Learn by Living, how she found herself at a loss during a TV interview when she had to admit that "nothing" prepared her for the job and her role as the grand dam of Human Rights. As she had spent most of her life being a wife and mother and had no formal experience. However, she noted how had always learned by doing and believed it was this principle helped her manage and coordinate the 20 or more scholarly committees that produced the UN Declaration of Human Rights. Thus I fail to see why Olmert couldn't do the same to move Israel ahead by ending the conflict. Dutch

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