posted on Dec, 24 2012 @ 11:49 AM
Originally posted by CincinnatiReds
Personally I'd rather Israel have Jerusalem, at least they'd develope it and make it safer for tourists. Islam already has plenty of "holy" sites
as it is.
BUT JERUSALEMS IS ALSO A VERY HOLY PLACE FOR MUSLIMS AND CHRISTIANS ALIKE!
Why should muslims and christians be refused access to the western world's most holy place?
I have no problem with israel expanding into palestinian territory because palestine was never officially a nation to begin with. It compromised of
today's israel, today's syria, today's jordan and today's egypt. Why argue about palestine and israel which are only names? Ah, because israel
wants a pure jewish state and enforces apartheid upon muslims regardless if they are fanatics or moderates. Perhaps if it respected muslims more and
tore down those walls(famous ronald reagan line) THEN muslims would have more tolerance of a jewish israel.
BUT jerusalem should be an independant nation run secularly by all three abrahamic religions; christianity, judaism and islam. It should resemble
modern day lebanon, which borders israel/palestine.
Religious fanatics from both sides keep stalling the peace process because they are greedy. I put more blame on the radical muslims who demand
palestine over israel, thus giving cannon fodder to israel to treat all the muslims like dirt.
It is a complicated situation!