No state or country is an island especially in a global economy - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Dutch
    • 11.11.09 | 19:19 (IST)

    No state is an island just as no country is an island and this is esp. significant in the global economy today. And perhaps equally im- portant criticism keeps member states from slipping into their own tyranny & dogma which doesn't serve the common good either. This is beauty of diversity as it promotes movement in thought and purpose and how can a people grow like a tree if it is fenced in and block off? This really goes against the natural order of things and indeed the species as man like all animals is a roaming and seeking beast not just to gather his food but for food for thought and purpose too. That's the uplifting thing about diversity and the down side of look- ing inwards and closing one self and one's people off.....Dutch

    from the article: Response / On 'exorcising' Israel bashers from the Jewish mainstream
    First published 09:37 10.11.09 | Last updated 08:10 11.11.09
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