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no idea of what real politik is

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Submitted by susan (Italy), May 15, 2007 at 15:44

"By your statement that all churches, as well as mosques, especially in China, should be closed - you are showing that you are either ignorant of, or biased against, the oldest face of history as identified by Max Dimont in "Jews, God & History". Which also makes you biased against, or ignorant of, what Malachi Martin wrote about Antonio Gramsci in "The Keys of this blood"."

It's called realpolitik, you go with lesser evil. In a situation where muslims are let free and muslims are constrained I would choose the latter.

It's also called, in life you cannot have it all.

And I cannot be ignorant, I was born and I live in the land that hosts the church. Sometimes it's better to select the lesser evil.

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