We are not able to understand that violence does not solve problems, only create new more complicated ones. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Diana Kimmerling
    • 14.07.10 | 10:20 (IDT)

    It is so true that Palestinian non violence is a threat for the too many Israelis who support keeping the lands and I hope that the Palestinians will not be dragged again back into violence by us and by frustration and despair. Still I am not optimist: we are not mature enough yet to become wise and prefer non violent means in order to end this conflict. And it is also possible that we do not want to end it: the dream of a Greater Israel is too luring to be renounced. It is painful to say, but we may need some more bloodshed to understand that it is not worth it. And even then it is most likely that it will not help either. We simply do not get it.

    from the article: A Special Place in Hell / Israelis need a Gandhi of their own
    First published 15:21 12.07.10 | Last updated 15:21 12.07.10
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