The exception proves the rule - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • James George
    • 30.12.09 | 19:30 (IST)

    "The exception proves the rule". Meaning, that this shocking and disturbing story is shocking and disturbing because it is the exception, and therefore it proves the rule that the majority are not like that. Remember it is the function of "news media" to print the shocking to garner attention. The media has nothing to say about hundreds, thousands, even millions of Jews, Christians who humbly go about their day attending to their faith faithfully. And that fact makes the act even more heinous.

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