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Nor are we monsters!

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in response to reader comment: Come on Mona, we are not morons!

Submitted by Mona Heikal (Egypt), Jul 21, 2006 at 19:57

Well, you are calling me dear, and from what you are saying it is better to stop "dearing" me anymore. Besides, I did not use any offensive words such as the accusation of "lie"; you used the word "lie" with its variations for more than 6 times in this small paragraph.

You mentioned " My darling, in Israel people are not jailed for " just open his mouse and demonstrate against the brutal and aggressiveness of the Israeli soldiers". Israel is not Syria, Iran, or some other "advanced" Arab/Muslim country!". The answer for the underline part is:

First, I meant "mouth". Second, I was not comparing the internal policies of the Arabs to the Israelis or visa versa. However, neither Syria nor Iran is occupying another people or stole another people's land, homes, and properties.

This is quoted from your message: "All those "poor women, children, and young people" you are so worried about, were caught either in action during failed attempts to perform one of their murderous terror strikes, or convicted criminals with innocent blood on their hands."

Well, what make them act violently towards your "innocent" people. This is for you to answer?. And, please try to give me accurate or near accurate statistics of how many Palestinians were killed since the emerging of the state of Israel, and , on other hand, how many Israelis were killed? Give me your comment on it.

Another quote of your message: " I must also remind you that you still owe me an answer to my simple question: -"Have these "poor victims" ever tried to change their murderous nature, stop the violence, and try to "live and let live" for a change?" When ever did the Arabs try to give a chance to peaceful coexistence with a Jewish State?"

Actually, my only reply –unfortunately- is a counter question: have the "Jewish state" ever tries to comply to the UN resolutions since 1947, or at least to the UN resolutions of 1967 and live within the so called the "green line" and let the Palestinians live without intervene from its side in their life, how they live, or whom they choose to govern them.? second question to you: what do you think of the peaceful coexistence then? Another question: what do you mean of "Jewish State", is it a state only for the Jews and no one else? And to extent the term "racist" can be applied on it?

Another quote from your message : now I have a few more questions for your kind regard. If what you say is true:

1 -Can you please explain how come that in Israel there is a happily living about 20% Arab minority? The worst nightmare of these Arabs is the proposition to connect their towns and villages to the Palestinian Authority.

2 How come that after Israel's Independence War, no Jew could remain in all the Arab controlled areas in "Palestine", including West Bank, Gaza Strip, East Jerusalem, and Trans-Jordan? How many Jews are presently living in the rest of Arab countries?

3 Why the whole world is under an ongoing siege by the Islamic terror?

My answers:

1- first of all, what Israel you are talking about, the Israel within the "green line" or this one in addition to the occupied territories? Because if you are talking about the Palestinians inside the "green line" they are Israeli citizens and in a democratic country as you claimed Israel is, they should be "living happily". However, if you meant the occupied territories, then, I suppose, I should say this is not of your concern whether they are living happily or not, and , however, if they are not happy this is because of your heavily occupation? Admit it? And do not "lie" on yourself?

2- What independence you are talking about? As far as the lexical meaning of the word "independence", it means that genuine inhabitants of certain place are regaining homelands from foreign colonizers. How far does this definition be applied to the so called "Israel's independence" you mentioned? This is another question for you to answer, I suppose? Nonetheless, concerning why there is no more Jews presently living in Palestinian territories or the other Arab states, I think the Jews who favored Israel more then their original countries and perform immigration to Israel are the right persons to answer such questions, or you better search the answer from the Jewish gangsters who commit all the massacres and genocides towards the Palestinians and the Arabs (remember the Lavon gate in Egypt).

3- If I agree with you that there is an "Islamic terror", then, my answer is because of your occupations and your incitement against the Arabs. Perhaps, it is better to give an accurate definition to the word "terror" and then we can see is it Islamic or Jewish?

Amazingly, you are describing your swallowing up the Palestinian lands as "independence" , and at the same time calling people who are trying to liberate themselves as "terrorists"; what, are you suffering from a self-blindness or is it a chronic case of paradox?

Finally, it is obvious that I'm not dear nor a darling to you at all.

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