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    • Louis
    • 10.03.10 | 19:49 (IST)

    The following statements by Strenger is very insightful:"...the theological unconscious of the Middle East keeps interfering; somehow the belief that there is one, divinely sanctioned, absolute truth about reality that is held by one of the monotheistic religions keeps popping up...this intrusion of the theological domain into politics" The brilliant Canadian writer Margaret Atwood author of the novel "The Handmaiden's Tale", about a fundamentalist Christian theocracy taking power in the US, said in an interview that mixing the supernatural with politics is poison. This is the root of the Israeli-Palestinian problem. Did God give his beloved Israelites the land of Canaan as it says in the Torah? Are Jews an abomination to Allah as it says in the Qu'ran and so have no rightful home in the Middle East? Is the creation of Israel a sign that Jesus is coming back as it says in Revelations? How could anyone make peace with all this crazy static interfering with the process?

    from the article: Are peace talks doomed to fail before they start?
    First published 16:46 10.03.10 | Last updated 16:55 10.03.10
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