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Jerusalem or Jerushalom!! the war between the gods

Reader comment on item: What Jewish Ties to Jerusalem?

Submitted by Harrak (Canada), Jun 24, 2006 at 02:02

"Modern archaeology traces the earliest written record of the city to Egyptian records of the Bronze Age . It is thought that the city existed at least as long ago as 3000 BCE . During the Canaanite period, it had the name UruĀšalim, meaning "the city of peace". source wikipedia.

I say: Where was the Jewishness of Jerusalem at that time! If the name is not Jewish to start with! or else, it should have been called Jerushalom.

now: "Archaeological findings indicate the existence of a settlement in Jerusalem in the 3rd millennium BCE. The first mention of the city in historic sources begins in the 2nd millennium BCE. First built and founded by Canaanite peoples " same source

I say: how can one claim something that he did not build! and did not name!

If one allows himself to say god gave it to me, than why blaming the other for doing the same! I think Jerusalem has nothing to do with Jewishness, Christianhood, or Islamdom. It is a human heritage. All are entittled to the right of access, but not EXCLUSIVE right. I buy the idea of a secular (France like) state in that area rather than the Jewish Israel or Muslim Palestine...this is what people do not understand. Leave god at home and in the prayer place. In the street or in the state people are all equal citizens.

I may upset the right wingers again with this comment, but they need to evolve. Creative design needs evolution itself and the right wingers need to change their ringers to better up to date sound effects or they can put them selves on vibrate if not the silent mode..it helps cooling the Religio-magnetic stress that dates back to late 1800s..someting like the soccer fever that makes people mad..and in stead of problems like home grown marijuana, some nation states these days suffer from home grown terror...in other words, kids that think god gave them something which is not Jerusalem..it is called heaven..

I still don`t know which god will win..it looks like the god that pays more..especially in the social circumstances that some nation states have...where a dog in some areas costs more that human..where a human see an old lady and asks her..hey mom! why don`t you breed me! and she replies! Are you gonne pay my bills after I die! They can not go after Fofy..

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