The message of this article is unclear. Apathy, despair and indifference are indeed common in Palestinian society under occupation for so long. Non-violent strategies in response to the situation are, however, anything but apathetic. Read Wendy Pearlman's "Violence, Nonviolence and the Palestinian National Movement".
Magnitude 4.2 quake strikes near Grand Coulee Dam in Washington (Reuters)
from the article: The Palestinians are not battling with Israel, but with their apathy