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Violence wins again

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Submitted by Lia (United States), Sep 18, 2002 at 08:40

I totally agree with you. These events mirror events in the Middle East : one side acts/reacts with violence and lack of respect for human life, even within a university setting, while the other side stays within the prescribed confines of the law.

If it is acceptable to blow up and kill women and children while shopping, eating lunch or having a religious ceremony, why should it not be acceptable to destroy university property and injure as many people as possible? By comparison it seems downright tame.

By canceling this event, the university hasallowed violence to win...and once again, the Palestinians have lost something more important than keeping Netanyahu out - they've lost respect by civilized community. ..

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