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people are at the heart of the paradox

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Submitted by myth (Germany), Feb 10, 2020 at 05:56

The Arab Israelis want to stay Israeli citizens while opposing the State for Israel at the same time. This illustrates that people are at the heart of the issue, not territory. How people think and feel is at the heart of the paradox. Reason enjoys Israeli citizenship in the here and now. Emotion longs for a situation without the State of Israel in the future. To me there is not much of a paradox for only emotion reaches into the future.

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