Zealots being defensive and obtuse - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • american
    • 03.07.11 | 12:49 (IDT)

    It's tragic and ironically funny to see the zealots continue to defend over 60 years of OCCUPATION (not the O word; what about Apartheid). Sometimes it is difficult to imagine that same people were prosecuted throughout history, and yet they fail to see others' misery. Perhaps Yeats was right: "too long a sacrifice can make a stone of the heart." The same way, Israeli aggression and brutality are making the Palestinians stone hearted. The comments here are tragic. Some are drawing attention to Arab dictatorships; it's like US Slave owners and bigots reference how slavery or injustice still exist in Africa, hence MLK should quite whining. Arabs within their own countries are sorting out their own mess. You need to raise a mirror to yourself and sort out yours.

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