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    • Sarah
    • 05.03.10 | 01:33 (IST)

    I wish more people were like you as I grow sick of how often ANY bad word about Israel is immediately called anti-Israel and anti-semantic. Although if the same words were spoken about any other state, especially a Muslim nation in these troubling times, it would not be seen as anti-state or anti-nation. This double-standard and how it's accepted by a majority of first world citizens is very troublesome. Critiques of nations is what helps it prosper, as if everyone keeps believing that everything is fine...there is no incentive to change for the better. I also disagree with the treatment of the occupied territories and the discriminative-nationalist laws; but I digress, as that is another discussion for another time.

    from the article: Jews who want to see Jews leave Israel
    First published 23:30 04.03.10 | Last updated 13:00 08.03.10
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