Levy likes numbers not ethics - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Dan
    • 09.06.11 | 11:40 (IDT)

    The common thread running through all of Levy's writing is a refusal to engage in ethical analysis. Doing that would require differentiating between a citizen peacefully protesting his own government (as in Syria) and an incited rabble storming another country's borders. Levy erases all such subtleties and looks only at numbers — the classic refuge of the ethically illiterate.

    from the article: Syrian slaughter and Israeli restraint
    First published 02:19 09.06.11 | Last updated 02:19 09.06.11
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