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To Renee Bouvier: It depends entirely upon what you call fact

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Submitted by Seamus Dafydd Dives MacNemi (United States), Oct 20, 2009 at 00:11

You cannot call the myth of a Palestinian people a fact. Neither can you call the myth of the Arab claim to the lands of Israel a fact. The Islamic claim to Jerusalem is a myth and not a historical fact.

What is fact is the prior and continued existence of a Jewish community in the area. What is fact is the legitimacy of the Jewish claim to Jerusalem. What is fact is the Torah's place as the first and last blueprint and foundation for not only Judaism but as well both Christianity and Islam. What is fact is that there would be neither Christianity nor Islam without the prior existence of Judaism and the Torah. What is fact is the place of Judaism as the originator of western civilization and the legitimate place of the individual in society. To the degree that you refuse to accept these facts as valid for your arguements you undermine the efforts of generations.

I have absolutely no use for or interest in your Chomskiesque excercizes in acedemics. Noam Chomsky is no guru of mine and his childish babble is of no use in dealing with the problems we face in the world today. It has no place in this forum. Keep it for your college courses if you wish but leave it there when you attempt to deal with the real world. Reality has absolutely nothing to do with your ideals.

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