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I differ on the nature of palestinian irrational resentment

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Submitted by myth (Germany), Apr 10, 2019 at 14:44

Ray, I understand the nature of palestinian irrational resentment differently. The emotional aversion comes from an important virtue characteristic of their culture: loyalty. It is the palestinian's loyalty to the generation of their fathers and grandfathers which forbids them to give up the fight of those who came before them.

The second difference is their perspective on the future. For Westerners the future is always emotional for we cannot know it by rational thinking. We work our way around this disability by analyzing the past. We look for patterns in the past that match today's world. We expect the future will produce similar results if the starting points are similar to what happened before.

In the muslim world the future is God's work, not really an emotional issue. Accordingly one analyzes God's will to find guidelines. Unfortunately muslims read how God has it all planned for the muslims to fight the Jews.

The indoctrination is desgined to twist today's reality into something that can be sold as God's will.


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