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Comments on an Israeli propaganda video

Israel has one response to critics like historian Ilan Pappe, author of “The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine,” attack the book and its author as frauds, the object being to kill the book and destroy its author. That is the only purpose … Continue reading

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The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine, a book review and commentary

From the time of modern Israel’s birth in 1948, the message from Israel to the world was a simple one: For the first time in over a thousand years, Jews have a home where they can live free of the … Continue reading

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Jerk

Jerk is a word that shows contempt. We don’t talk with jerks, we ridicule them, push them away, and call them names. So when I read an article online about an elector on his state’s electoral college who had resigned … Continue reading

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When reality stares us in the face, face it

On March 14, 2014 journalist Alison Weir published a book “Against Our Better Judgment: The hidden history of how the US was used to create Israel.” To date it has received 289 reviews, 79% of them 5-star reviews. One reader … Continue reading

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Denial and the inconvenience of reality

Denial is the refusal to acknowledge an unacceptable truth or emotion or to admit it into consciousness. We use it to defend ourselves from knowing what we do not want to know. If pushed, we may respond with anger, until … Continue reading

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Creating peace

For a viable future to be possible we must, as Martin Luther King, Jr. said many years ago, learn to live together as brothers, or we will perish together as fools. The reason why is clear: the destructive power of … Continue reading

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Making Peace

“True peace,” the founder of Panasonic wrote in one of his books, “is not a state of non-war. Peace is a state in which people understand each other, help each other, and share wisdom and power with each other;” (Konosuke … Continue reading

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