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Submitted by David W. Lincoln (Canada), Jan 18, 2008 at 22:20

Seamus, how you closed your last statement, "There are two kinds of men in the world, those who seek G-Ds wisdom and those who seek G-Ds power. Men who seek G-Ds wisdom are a great blessing to the folk. Men who seek G-Ds power are a curse. Be not a seeker of power and it will be well with you. The power of G-D belongs to G-D alone and the man who seeks to posses it will destroy himself with it."

I heartily say "Amen". For the West is the fusion of Athens, Jerusalem and Rome, and what I repeat of you above is the best of these three cultures. It isn't a matter of Rome bowing to Jerusalem, or vice versa, but rather: where is the place where the objective truth holds dominion. Getting back to the original point that we agreed upon and diverged from, the cancer which has stricken the Arab people has to be dealt with on the inside, and this is where objective truth has to have dominion.

For we see that how people live is an indication of what is going on in the inside. Plus, there is the matter of the eternal Torah (not the one that is written down) and how objective truth relates to it. Seamus, I accept the distinction between Judaism and the Christian faith tradition, but we can be agreed that the Arabs who prefer to live in Israel are developing those attributes which counter the cancer which has afflicted too many Arabs.

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