Michael's history and understanding - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • bronxite10
    • 09.03.10 | 02:34 (IST)

    There were times between 500 and 1850 that there were hundreds of thousands of Jews in the Holy Land. Michael does not know this and makes assumptions that are comfortable for him rather then true. Michael also assumes that a few pronouncements from the PA mean the PA would welcome settlers into a Palastinian State. Right now, any Jew, whether they are a settler or a fervent supporter of Meretz, would be risking his life walking around Nablus. An Arab does not take similar risks walking around Tel Aviv. Once again, Michael is comfortable taking the PA at face value. Perhaps Michael will also be comfortable questioning his own assumptions. If so, that would make him unusual. Most people edit the facts to support their version of reality rather than alter their view of reality from the facts presented.

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