extremism to one side of political spectrum is usually the resul of extremism to the other side. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • bernard ross
    • 04.10.11 | 16:47 (IST)

    Truth, honesty, balance, no double standards, and not sweeping problems under the rug of obscurity are what helps prevent extremism. Usually a swing to the right is provoked by a prior swing to the left. those in the middle, without allegiance, usually make the swing. Therefore, if Israel is moving to the right then there has been an unnatural prior pressure to the left. The way to prevent extremism is to engage, not ignore or obfuscate, the concerns of those in motion.

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