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    • Experticus nihilii
    • 11.03.10 | 15:09 (IST)

    Is anyone else curious about where these youths acquired this racist point of view from? If such a large number of religious youths hold racist points of view, then isn't it a fair bet that such racist points of view are already well established among the people who raise and educate these kids? What does that say about Israel? It tolerates different points of views, which is great for democracy, but many feel that equal rights should be denied others on the basis of religion and ethnic background. That's not so great for democracy. But then, back in the days of National Party South Africa, we also didn't feel that black people deserved equal rights simply because they were of a different race. That in itself wasn't Apartheid, but it certainly was racist. So, is racism OK then? Perhaps it is ok when there is an existential threat attached to the demographic problem, right? Well, we also said that black people would drive us into the sea if they could. So Apartheid was really ok was it?

    from the article: Poll: Half of Israeli high schoolers oppose equal rights for Arabs
    First published 01:17 11.03.10 | Last updated 15:19 11.03.10
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