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Dutch lack of identity, unique Palestinian identity, and Zionism

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Submitted by Joe Morgan (United States), Oct 11, 2007 at 18:09

Dr Pipes points out a key Dutch Princess says "Dutch identity does not exist" as this statement is acclaimed! What other People comes to mind (even if they don't speak Dutch) when you think of turning sea into land with dikes, building their largest city on a system of canals (used for ice skating in winter), windmills, tulips, and wooden shoes?

Yet, the Arabic speaking Muslim "Palestinian People" that have no unique language or religion, an invented history of recent vintage based on immigration to the Jewish homeland less than 80 years ago, and with the only distinguishing factor from other people or nations being mastering airplane hijackings as a political tool, intentional perpetual multigenerational refugee-camp-related misery financed by the west are enabled by the UN as a perverse inalienable right, are championed by antisemites and leftists who like to pick on Jews as deserving their own country as a replacement for irrelevant Zionism based on their unique Palestinian identity?

Zionism is based on an over 2000 year old unique identity, religion, and language. What other nation can say that about itself?

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