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    • observerms
    • 13.12.11 | 17:48 (IST)

    where does the slippery slope begin...NOT where a person disagrees or carries a sign...NOT even when a person shakes a barrier meant to keep keep him out ... What about throwing stones ? OK... most stones only show disrespect for authority...some stones physically hurt the authority...in rare instances a stone can destroy the victim's vision. It seems to me that there is some leeway to be given to an armed authority that is being stoned. What about dropping heavy stone blocks from the top of a building ? Supppose a stone is thrown at a Syrian soldier ... without doubt :a Syrian soldier might shoot the stone thrower. Suppose a stone is thrown at an Israeli soldier ? observerms

    from the article: A courageous Palestinian has died, shrouded in stones
    First published 02:56 13.12.11 | Last updated 02:56 13.12.11
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