The underlying problem is the spread of "Ars" values in Israeli culture. We encourage our children to take pride in deception and manipulation, to feel shame when being considerate to strangers or compromising, to regard bullying and extortion as sources of pride and signs of strength, and to see successful evasion of responsibility for one's actions as a sign of intelligence. We're raising a generation of sociopaths. These soldiers, like Eden Abergil, reflect the society from which they were drafted.
EU urges Turkey to keep border open to Syrian refugees (AP)
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