The religious block are allowed to push for anything they want - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • zionist
    • 29.08.10 | 11:10 (IDT)

    The seculars are allowed to push for anything they want, the arabs can push for anything they want, the right wing can push for anything they want, the left wing can push for anything they want.. This is called politics and in politics we don't all think the same way and we all use our political influence to try and get things they would personally like to see happen. The religious sector is allowed to push for clock changes just before Yom Kippur but at the end of the day any decisions depends on a Knesset vote. The religious might win but they might lose but thats how democracy works we don't say I am right and my way is more logical so we must do things my way we allow others who disagree with us to also have a voice and then the issue is discussed and voted on and majority rules. Stop this die hard hatred of all things orthodox. Democracy is all about being able to disagree so embrace it expecialy considering there are plenty of countries where its not allowed and the will of the president for life or the king is final.

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    First published 00:56 29.08.10 | Last updated 00:56 29.08.10
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