The track record of theocracy - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • the cohen brother
    • 28.12.05 | 19:43 (IST)

    any nation where theocracy prevailed or took over has become a failed nation. Look at Iran, Aghanistan, Saudi Arabia, etc. A dogmatic, rigid, backward looking,undemocratic, reform rejecting system such as a theocracy is the worst possible option a nation can have. Sometime extremely undemocratic movements achieve power through a democratic process such a elections-think of the Nazis or the present Iranian government. It is a recipe for disaster. Even the talk of a theocracy taking over in Israel is a proof that Israel is an extremely dysfunctional and maybe even failed scoiety.

    from the article: The Right / Religious Zionism sets its sights on leading the country
    First published 00:00 28.12.05 | Last updated 00:00 28.12.05
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