posted on Jan, 21 2009 @ 10:49 PM
Do you think that the average Israeli wants to continue killing their Arab neighbors?
Israel had used it admittedly heavy hand to quell attacks that were targeting and terrorizing their citizens on a daily basis. Certainly, the death
tolls were way out of proportion, but when you've got a neighboring country bombing you daily eventually you're going to get sick of it and stick
back with brutal force.
Do you think your average Israeli greets with joy the news that scores of women and children were killed as a result of an air strike?
Certainly there are some in Israel who would like to see every Arab move to the neighboring Arab countries, and to hell with those who try to stay.
Conversely, there are many in Palestine who would like to see every 'jew pig' 'sent back to the ovens.' (the words of one very vocal Arab-American
In all reality, your average Israeli wants to live in peace, to coexist with their Arab cousins.
Hamas needs to disband, give way to a more moderate regime open to working with the Israelis. On the flip side, there are many war mongers in Israeli
politics who will hopefully over the next few decades give way to more moderate, secular officials in high office.
It will take some time. The walls will come down when the suicide bombing stops, and the suicide bombing will stop when the two neighbors finally act
together progressively, and most importantly secularly, to set aside their differences and work together for the common good of the region.
Israel has as much right to exist as the US, or Canada, or Australia or New Zealand, or any other nation with a native peoples who were oppressed for
The moral of the story is radical Islam combined with radical Judaism is making a mess of the world situation.
Religion is at the root of all this, not land, not retribution. We need to take religion out of the equation. The ironic thing about all of it is that
Jews and Muslims worship the same God, and God who was designed to unite everybody under a single Holy Spirit.
I'm sure I'm not saying anything revolutionary in this post, although I expect to be jumped on by the 'anti-zionist' crowd who would take offense
if I pointed out their true, thinly veiled nature.