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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 19.09.09 | 06:33 (IDT)

    Certainly the lessons about morality and humanity learned by the West as a result of the Holocaust have nothing to do with Israel today. The Holocaust is a lesson about what happens when a nation has the belief that it may carve 'living room' out of inferior races. The Holocaust happened when a nation believed it's racial and historic superiority gave it the right to exterminate inferior races. The Holocaust had everything to do with racial arrogance and inhumanity. And thus Goldstone learned the wrong lesson. Goldstone learned the lesson that Western Democracies learned. That Racial arrogance and greed were wrong. Israel learned an different lesson. Israel learned it had the right to dispossess anyone and do anything it wanted because long ago, many of the people a nation with the same racial theories as Israel murdered Jews. Goldstone has learned nothing. He still thinks that the Jews of Israel are like the Jews the Nazis murdered. They are not. They are more like the Nazis.

    from the article: Goldstone: Holocaust shaped view on war crimes
    First published 02:48 18.09.09 | Last updated 15:46 18.09.09
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