Morality without integrity and courage equates to an endorsement of silence - - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 23.05.10 | 20:13 (IDT)

    Silent indifference is the greatest threat to democracy, freedom, justice, and humanity. One would think that Israelis, and all Jews, would remain acutely aware of this, vigilant to its onset, and possessive of the courage to overcome it. But apparently not all. One can also suppose then, that the moral lapse of the German people which resulted in the Holocaust can also be understood, and even justified, in ways similar to those being used in Israel today; lest ye forget: it begins with the suppression and persecution of dissent - and the silence of morality and conscience.

    from the article: Israelis' ideal state: A country without criticism
    First published 01:48 23.05.10 | Last updated 01:48 23.05.10
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