posted on Aug, 6 2006 @ 02:18 AM
Originally posted by ThePieMaN
Originally posted by Parmenides
demonstrations against Israel are usually held and attended by muslim immigrants
And? Your point is? So are you saying their voice doesn't count?? A Tax payer is a tax payer. I dunno what country you are from but a persons race
should have nothing to do with it if they are citizens of that country.
My point is in the surrounding sentences:"demonstrations against Israel are usually held and attended by muslim immigrants (that have an obvious
The english people themselves are far less supportive of the arab side in the Israeli-Arab conflicts."
Meaning, people with obvious bias due to family realations to one side, cultural environment etc', tend to allow their emotions to get in the way of
logical judgement. One would expect their views to lean to one side.
The non-muslim-immigrant english people, however, are less personally involved, so I brought them as an example to a more neutral (of cours, not
totally neutral) crowd.
My point was, you can't get the general British sentiment about the situation, nor get a balanced view on the ME conflict, by only concidering such
demostrations when a specific group with non-neutral views is involved.
Nowhere did I claim that their voice doesn't count, due to race or otherwise. Nor are those my views. I only claim they have an obvious leaning
toward a certain side. Personal connections can distort one's judgement. Do you disagree?
Edit: do you agree with the main
argument in my post, about the anarchists not representing a major shift in Israeli sentiments about the
[edit on 6-8-2006 by Parmenides]