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    • Yosemite
    • 24.11.09 | 14:42 (IST)

    Everybody should just marry each other if they want and the problem is half solved. It's a mental thing. Palestinians have their pride and Israelis have their fears for their existence. You push these two groups between the rocks and then the jingoistic people on both side sets everybody off. But you know that's a good argument why both people in Europe and the Mid-East can't have it both ways. Like it is illegal to deny the Holocaust in Germany for example. I mean just look at the Europeans. They were rather keen at killing each other up through WWII. I think they finished themselves at enormous cost. Can't people just learn how to avoid certain mistakes by learning from the mistakes of others? It's the language. Some language is hate speech. Illegal in some regards in parts of Europe because it could ignite future wars. Ban certain people on both sides. That's not ethnic cleansing. That's just common sense. Some people would get the rest killed and some people would kill anybody.

    from the article: A Palestinian peace plan Israelis can live with
    First published 12:16 24.11.09 | Last updated 12:43 24.11.09
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