Ethnocentrism - the tool of the puppeteers - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mike
    • 10.10.10 | 16:40 (IST)

    The right wing masterfully inflame the basest fears in the populace all over the world. They manufacturer fear and offer a heavy-handed solution using the tools of their military-industrial complex and by eroding human rights. Unfortunately this base recipe works. Ethnocentrism; inclusion and exclusion. In this worldview anything that takes the focus away from the fact that as humans we have so much more in common than differences. In a health worldcentric view of reality, those differences can be celebrated rather than feared. We are one species on one planet and only the ethnocentrism of a stunted conscious awareness (religion, race, nationality, class, etc) can stop us from recognizing our common biological heritage; our humanity. High road or low road Israel. Which will it be?

    from the article: Who's the idiot here?
    First published 01:49 08.10.10 | Last updated 01:49 08.10.10
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