No peace when both sides dehumanize the other - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mark Jeffery Koch
    • 17.02.11 | 17:06 (IST)

    The problem with the Israeli Palestinian conflict is that both sides play the victim role all too well and blame the other side for all their problems, and in turn both sides dehumanize the other side as being people that want to murder and destroy them and treat the other side as contemptible, evil people. There will never, ever be peace in the Middle East as long as each side looks at the other as beneath them, debases and denigrates them, and cares nothing for their pain and suffering and when they look at the deaths they cause to other side as something "they deserved for all the terror they brought upon us". The hatred, mistrust, lack of decency and humanity on both the Israeli side and the Palestinian side is getting worse and there are no voices crying out in the wilderness "enough!" and no leaders willing to end this insane conflict where no one wins and everyone loses.

    from the article: How school trips to Hebron resemble visits to Auschwitz
    First published 03:11 17.02.11 | Last updated 03:11 17.02.11
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