To take such liberty to protect 'the values of the western society", you must be quite an erudite and an academic. However, Dr. Avital, whose academic credentials speak for his authenticity as "a doubter", beside having embraced "the norm and icons of the so-called Western Society, he is also of Eastern heritage and has a very possibility of drawing wisdom from his cultural and religious affinities. In a debate, you don't blame people for not agreeing with given set of either fashionable, temporary sets of conceptions dealing with human experience. As much as I don't agree with some of iconic symbols of that culture, Western Culture, I do find a way to respect it as a matter of a possible addition to my icons of my culture, as it happens to be Jewish and Moroccan. You have to learn to accept some peoples stand in certain matter especially when there are various signs to be interpreted to different ends. Global warming,Dawin findingsareonlyfewqustionsfacinghumanitythatareincontention.
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