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Reader comment on item: If I Forget Thee: Does Jerusalem Really Matter to Islam?
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Submitted by Infant (United States), Jun 12, 2010 at 03:51

This discussion premises itself upon the legal rights of a people being arguable in international court based upon the written word revealing a contract between a deity and a person whom the jewish or hebrew 'people' identify their lineage through.

If it was a spoken contract would it still hold up in court?

How about if say... a lakota sioux woman told her creation story and explained the agreement and promises god made with her ancestor so long ago. Or between her people and the buffalo?

The semantics of the argument only hold if all native peoples are also supported in their sovereign rights to their native lands, laws, self regulation and access to resources.

Otherwise this is an exercise which is a superficial indulgence that reveals an arrogant and inflated make that... holier than thou, attitude that is inconsistant and dubious in nature. A prideful assertion which reveals the people of the book to be opportunistic and hypocritical and not worthy of the lands they claim.

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