Re: "You will never have real security" - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Miron
    • 04.01.10 | 15:24 (IST)

    anything new? I don't seek any gain of knowing Arab holidays. I in no way insult myself by demeaning an Arab when he celebrates. I think it's normal when people don't know, or surprised of each other tradition. Or even reject each other tradition, as long as the rejection is an act of mind and realization of belonging to a particular, deliberately chosen, stream. In fact what you propose is not a security, but a sort of a hive, where people are not "secure" but "defensive" by means of emulating any and every environment. Don't you understand that this is an extreme form of hostility of prey? A "security" is when your life is valued, no questions about traditions or anything else asked ( unless of course you eat people for breakfast as part of the tradition ). This is the security Arabs enjoy in Israel. That is why Israel is not apartheid.

    from the article: Are Israel and apartheid South Africa really different?
    First published 01:09 04.01.10 | Last updated 13:47 04.01.10
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