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Rejection of the 'Palestinian' Model - Rejecting the Ancient Roman Influences

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Submitted by M Tovey (United States), Mar 14, 2017 at 18:12

In observing the various perspectives of the 'Palestinian' dilemma, reviewing the historicity of the basic claims from the ancients to the contemporaries (and admittedly arriving at some contentious posturing for the lack of certainty of some of the elements), the questions still remains: why does the 'Palestinian' argument fail in concluding they have no chance at peace; nor do they have even a pathway (Road Map?) to peace? History tells us why.
While history shows that dominance is a global possibility in rule of empires, supremacy is not. Were any of the empires supreme in their dominance, they would have remained in power to the extreme limits of prejudice that any could maintain. They could not; and today this is even more so. The limitation is implicit in the intolerance of humanity towards humanity. Look how it is in play today.
We speak of global determinations of hostile nations intent on imposing idiosyncratic ideologies on neighbors and far foreign societies and immediately the arguments begin as to whose argument is best, only to dissemble in complete contradictions to any common sense of any common good. Suffer this a little more, to the extent the Hebrew Holy Writ wisely incriminates all at their complete lack of any decent compassion to those who are not 'like us.' How was Yugoslavia formed again?
The 'Palestinian' dilemma is not meant to be solved, but it is being formed to show that there is only one determination to be made for the Middle East: but no one is really looking forward to what that is, now is there?


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The solution is simple but the status quo is preferable in Israel [415 words]
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Eyad NusayrApr 3, 2017 20:40238133
Jordan at the Precipice [84 words]Angel Oteros GonzálezApr 2, 2017 15:42238073
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Changes of State [267 words]M ToveyMar 28, 2017 18:14237832
Changes of State - Follow On and Continuing [175 words]M ToveyMar 30, 2017 13:41237832
The Status quo is not viable. [88 words]David W. LincolnMar 16, 2017 19:27237654
1Context: Nine Eleven, Arab Spring, & Western Populism Under Trump Bannon [1075 words]RobertMar 11, 2017 12:03237501
Jordan needs to take steps to avoid collapse. [116 words]Anne- USAMar 17, 2017 08:24237501
1Option of Fatah rule in West Bank is pure Western fantasy and doesn't exist in the real world [271 words]
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G MarcusMar 9, 2017 08:28237256
2Any Pal-Arab state in the West Bank would threaten Jordan even more than Israel [167 words]G MarcusMar 15, 2017 08:32237256
The Commuter Plan [183 words]
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PezDispenserMar 8, 2017 15:24237239
Rejection of the 'Palestinian' Model - Rejecting the Ancient Roman Influences [263 words]M ToveyMar 14, 2017 18:12237239
Had the PLO succeeded in the 70's, would Jordan have become acknowledged as Palestine? [7 words]AnonMar 8, 2017 15:07237238
Jordan at the Precipice [154 words]Judith DaviesMar 8, 2017 14:20237237
The Palestinian State [119 words]Dr. M.J. MarkoffMar 8, 2017 12:00237236
Excellent report, time to see the obvious [165 words]MalcolmMar 8, 2017 11:38237235
The Dire Dilemma of Jordan [216 words]M ToveyMar 8, 2017 11:14237234

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