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    • Dyinglikeflies
    • 21.05.07 | 13:44 (IDT)

    Of course the Palestinians, as individuals, don't "deserve" their state, but that doesn't mean they didn't have a strong hand in bringing it about. They allow themselves to be led by cynical hucksters who, to further their own political ambition, hide behind religion and promise them that Israel can be eliminated. They cheer when bottle rockets fall harmlessly on empty buildings in Sderot. They dance in the street when the Trade Center falls. They call themselves a nation, and aspire to be one, but have yet to act like one. They wallow in their righteous indignation instead of trying to figure out how to build a future for themselves and their children. When they start to love their children as much as they hate Israel, there will be peace.

    from the article: The original sin
    First published 00:00 21.05.07 | Last updated 00:00 21.05.07
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