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Yes, the problem is in the mindset of the Arabs

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in response to reader comment: Thanks for agreeing with my analogy

Submitted by Michael S, Dec 31, 2016 at 16:59

Thank you for your comment, Prashant. You concluded,

"So the issue is not about the land. The issue is the old mindset that any place where a Muslim conqueror carries his sword to, becomes a Muslim land forever. And the mindset that any place that is holly to anyone must be holy to Islam as well. This mindset must be challenged and questioned."

Of course, it's the mindset! Physically, the "Palestinians" are in a much better situation than so many minorities around the world; yet their attitude is one of hatred and murder toward their hosts. Where is the continual outcry in the UNSC and the UNGA, about the Pygmies of NE Congo, who are hunted down and eaten like animals? or about the Kurds of SE Turkey, who for decades were not allowed to even use their own language? or the house-church Christians in China, who have become outlaws for the "crime" of worshipping God according to the Bible? The Arabs of Israel, in lands won both before and after 1967, are free to use their mother tongue in every situation -- to the extent that it is even one of the national languages of Israel. Their religions are all recognized by the state, and people may freely practice them and any other faith (a freedom they even deny to one another); they are able to elect those who govern them, on both sides of the Green Line. They have equality with Jews in health care, justice and job opportunities; yet they are continually whining and viciously attacking innocent Jews while the world applauds them. This is indeed an outrage, as you inferred.

The sick, destructive mindset of the Palestinians, and for that matter, of all Arabs toward the Jews, has been passed down from generation to generation for some 4000 years, from the time when God chose Isaac, rather than Ishmael, to bless the whole world by entrusting to his children the covenant that has produced the Bible. Qur'an was spawned by the Quraish Arabs (descendants of Ishmaiel), as a direct attack on the Bible; and it has shaped the mindset of Palestinians, Arabs and Muslims ever since -- from the genocidal massacres of Jews carried out by Muhammed, to the cruel torture and beheadings of Christians and Jews by ISIS. None of this is the result of anything of significance that the Jews have done to the Muslim Arabs: It is all the result of an undying, generational hatred that lies in the bosom, in the "mindset" of those Jew-hating people.

No UN resolution, nor political agreement, can erase this problem; only a repentance, a change of heart on the part of the "Palestinians" can ever impart peace to the region.


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