There's a difference between doing what's in the interest of a majority - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • David
    • 08.11.10 | 05:19 (IST)

    and oppressing a minority. I'm not necessarily accusing Israel of being racist, but in any racist state, the state may support the majority, but that's not necessarily just. In America, slaves were a minority, so does that mean slavery was just. My point is simply that doing what's best for the majority isn't morally justified necessarily.

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