the article states that in the past there was an ethos, but today there isn't one, that today there is no answer to a list of questions. However all the questions listed by the article as being unanswered today existed in the good old days also, and were also left unanswered back then. So today's society, without an ethos, is not in any way worse than than ben-gurions' society in answering these questions, even though it "had an ethos".
Two mortar shells explode in Golan Heights, no casualties or damage reported (Haaretz)
from the article: Defining Israel by what it is not