Moderation and the State - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Dov
    • 15.08.07 | 17:10 (IDT)

    Extremist language despite many correct observations. Moderation is a virtue, not a cop out. W/great capacity to arrive at forceful propositions of morality and state. Indecision from lack of solution-thinking is different. Creating shifts can invoke livable approaches, and a new ?balance?. (Just as you seek with 'war). Rational thought has the upper hand, whether derived from secular or religious values. Common actionable principles despite other differences with pragmatic outcomes need not be nebulous. You are correct about people jumping on new thought. Again, an argument for moderation based on consideration. What is dangerous is extremists. You cite several, but as an extremist in the opposition you drive home the pointed need for ?moderation?. Large gap between "gentle" argument and war. Why be simplistic? Circumstance dictates much. You know well elite secularists abuse power of state as much as religious. Wanting comfort does not rise to administering an entire state.

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    First published 00:00 15.08.07 | Last updated 00:00 15.08.07
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