The secular logic that lead to the Final Solution? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Manny Goldstein
    • 27.09.09 | 19:57 (IST)

    A fascinating article, but the progress of rational, secular thought is not a slow progression to absolute truth and enlightenment. Just as 'received truth' can lead to problems, so unchecked logic can lead to extremes such as communism and fascism. The two 'twin' ideologies lead to untold misery and death for millions in the last century. Secularization is a false goal because it ignores the reality of Israel, a small place where three major religions collide!

    from the article: Why Israel must become a secular state: a thought for Yom Kippur 5770
    First published 16:53 27.09.09 | Last updated 16:11 13.11.09
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