From a theological or philosophical perspective Zionism in the name of Judaism jettisoned the universal ethical-moral role associated with ancient Israel when it chose to displace millions of Arabs from their homeland and to this day continues to oppress the remnant of Palestinians remaining. Every civilization exists with both integrating and disintegrating elements in its composition. What ancient Israel taught all future nations is that a sickness unto death comes when the disintegrating elements overtake the integrating elements within a nation. Theoretically, by evaluating with the proper criteria how a nation's integrating vs disintegrating elements impact the nation itself and it neighbors a team of experts can make an assessment how sick a particular state has become.
Protests in southern Syrian city after Druze cleric's death (AP)
from the article: Israel should be a start-up nation - for civilization and values