Hamas Slaughters Jews and the Heathen Sides With Hamas

 

Why do the heathen rage? That was the question posed by David in Psalm 2 of the Old Testament. And by the way, David was king of the United Kingdom of Israel some 1,600 years before there was any such thing as Islam. So, just to be clear, the Jews were there first, long before Islam was spread across the region through violent conquest. But the answer to the question posed in the psalm is that they, the heathen, are basically at war with God and his laws.

And O how the heathen do rage! Throughout the West — formerly known as “Christendom” and now known as a self-loathing civilization in severe decline — they rage in every major city and especially on the hallowed grounds of so-called “institutions of higher learning.” Take Harvard, for example. Originally established as a college whose main purpose was to educate clergy, more than 30 student groups recently justified the actions of the terrorist group/death cult known as Hamas after its murderous, bloodthirsty incursion into Israel from Gaza.

Among the mindboggling atrocities was the slaughter of hundreds of young people at an outdoor concert billing itself as a “journey of unity and love.” Unsurprisingly, Hamas isn’t really into all that touchy-feely stuff; they’re more the blood-and-guts type, especially when it involves shooting Jews while they’re conveniently gathered at a peacenik concert.

Think about the pretzel-like contortions the human mind must go through to justify what Hamas did in Israel: the murder, the slaughter, the torture, the rape, the beheadings, the kidnappings. In the minds of contemporary Harvard student groups — or those of most any other postmodern university — the aforementioned crimes against humanity are perfectly understandable given the “oppression” of “Palestinians” by the “Zionist entity.” You too would slaughter children and the elderly, you too would behead babies if you lived under such conditions. It’s only natural when a people long for freedom!

The only problem with this line of reasoning, other than every last bit of it, is that Gaza isn’t oppressed by Israel. The world’s “largest open-air prison,” as terror sympathizers often call it, is instead oppressed by the Hamas death cult who control it. And the absolute last thing Hamas is concerned with is improvement of any kind for the lives of the two million hapless souls living under its control.

See, back in 2005, Israel decided to vacate this territory they had occupied since the ‘67 war to see if “land for peace” would really work. Israel basically said, Here it is, do with it as you will, build a prosperous society.

Epic fail!

So, why haven’t they taken this lovely piece of real estate along the Mediterranean and turned it into an oasis of freedom and prosperity? Why aren’t European tourists and Western elites flocking to beach resorts and hotels on that beautiful, historic coast, drinking in the culture, the sights and sounds, the food, the balmy climate?

Well, because Hamas soon became the elected government and the whole place is the moral equivalent of Jonestown, except far worse. At Jonestown, they only killed themselves. In Gaza, they dream of nothing other than killing every man, woman and child within the confines of the neighboring Zionist entity. That has proven not to be a mindset with which a people build a prosperous and successful society.

No wonder Western university elites, and all other normal people, don’t vacation there. But while they don’t want to go there, they sympathize with the demonic death cult from afar, making absurd rationalizations for it all. And thus, hundreds of thousands of depraved and broken people — essentially the husks of former sentient humans — filled the streets of Western cities from Paris to London to New York to Sydney in their heathenistic rage. Some chanted things like “from the river to the sea” and even “gas the Jews!” No need to read between the lines there.

So, how has it come to this? While the antecedents go far back, it was during the ‘60s that the West began its wholesale rejection of Judeo-Christian religion and morality, and has been on a downward trajectory ever since. Without God — and the Judeo-Christian God specifically — there simply is no decency, no rationality, no wisdom, no peace. In the ensuing moral and spiritual vacuum that was created, every institution of any significance, particularly universities, was eventually infested with and rotted out by foolishness, Marxist ideologies, depravity of every kind and general corruption.

Those fallen institutions have already long celebrated the death cult of abortion and depopulation and sexual perversion and the destruction of marriage and family, so it’s little wonder that they openly celebrate the Hamas death cult. And it is little wonder that they focus such heathenistic rage on the tiny country that is the source of our Judeo-Christian heritage. And so, while Hamas and other barbarians do the dirty work of physically killing Jews, the fallen Western elites do their dirty work of insidiously destroying our Judeo-Christian heritage from within.

And let’s not overlook how the scourge of identity politics affects the thinking of those who rage against Israel and its very existence. It’s been around for decades, but it became especially virulent post-George Floyd. See if you can follow the intricate reasoning: White people are irredeemable oppressors. Peoples of color are their victims. Are you with me so far? Now, Israelis are mostly white and . . . That’s right, the so-called Palestinians are the oppressed people of color. Got it?

And of course, circumstances have no relevance to the identity politics-obsessed, heathenistic rage crowd. That tiny Israel is the only Jewish state on earth and is surrounded by endless Islamic countries that want them dead doesn’t matter. Nor does it matter that Islam took over a wide swath of the planet by violent conquest. (Talk about stolen land!) Nor does it matter that blood-mad barbaric terrorists like Hamas would gladly slit the throats of most of their white Western apologists without batting an eye. (Seriously, Queers For Palestine might want to rethink their position. But they won’t.)

So again, because they are at war with God and his laws, the heathen rage against everything under the sun, especially imaginary oppression and injustices. And because they are rendered incapable of distinguishing between true good and true evil, they have everything upside-down, backward, and inside-out. And because such wisdom-lacking people are in control of every institution, moral, intellectual and spiritual chaos now reign supreme over the West.

Given these circumstances, there is nothing Israel can do to win the world’s, or even the West’s, approval. The current United States presidential administration is giving heavy lip service about support for Israel, but all that support is going to be burdened with conditions that will make it impossible for Israel to decisively win its war against Hamas. President Biden is even mouthing nonsense about the impossible and absurd “two-state solution,” as if Israel can coexist with a neighboring state totally dedicated to its destruction.

Hello? They already tried a two-state solution with Gaza. How’d that turn out?

And the heathen rage on.

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  1. Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patriot) 🏴 Suspended
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    You know, the Israelis have already slaughtered more Palestinians, in the past 2 weeks, than the Israelis slaughtered on October 7.  The latest reports state that the total Israeli death toll is less than the number of Palestinian children killed.

    Israel has repeatedly slaughtered Palestinians, usually with a kill ratio ranging from 10:1 to 100:1.

    Why don’t you care about the Palestinians?

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  2. Bryan G. Stephens Thatcher
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    Moderator Note:

    Stick to arguing the comment and not insulting its author.

    Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patrio… (View Comment):
    You know, the Israelis have already slaughtered more Palestinians, in the past 2 weeks, than the Israelis slaughtered on October 7. The latest reports state that the total Israeli death toll is less than the number of Palestinian children killed.

    Israel has repeatedly slaughtered Palestinians, usually with a kill ratio ranging from 10:1 to 100:1.

    Why don’t you care about the Palestinians?

    [redacted]

     

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  3. MarciN Member
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    Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patrio… (View Comment):

    You know, the Israelis have already slaughtered more Palestinians, in the past 2 weeks, than the Israelis slaughtered on October 7. The latest reports state that the total Israeli death toll is less than the number of Palestinian children killed.

    Israel has repeatedly slaughtered Palestinians, usually with a kill ratio ranging from 10:1 to 100:1.

    Why don’t you care about the Palestinians?

    Hamas is killing the Gazans. The Israelis aren’t doing it.

    You have to listen to this guy. He knows them:

    Son of Hamas leader breaks silence: They must be stopped – YouTube

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  4. DrewInWisconsin, Demagogue 🚫 Banned
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    In which Biden offers advice to Hamas:

    President Biden told reporters Wednesday that Palestinian terrorists have “gotta learn how to shoot straight” — one day after an explosion outside a hospital in the Gaza Strip.

    “I’m not suggesting that Hamas deliberately did it,” the president said at Ramstein Air Base in Germany en route back to Washington after visiting Israel earlier in the day.

    “It’s that old thing: Gotta learn how to shoot straight,” Biden went on.

    “It’s not the first time that Hamas has launched something that didn’t function very well.”

    So, . . . basically Biden just told Hamas they need to do better at killing Israelis.

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  5. MarciN Member
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    DrewInWisconsin, Demagogue (View Comment):

    In which Biden offers advice to Hamas:

    President Biden told reporters Wednesday that Palestinian terrorists have “gotta learn how to shoot straight” — one day after an explosion outside a hospital in the Gaza Strip.

    “I’m not suggesting that Hamas deliberately did it,” the president said at Ramstein Air Base in Germany en route back to Washington after visiting Israel earlier in the day.

    “It’s that old thing: Gotta learn how to shoot straight,” Biden went on.

    “It’s not the first time that Hamas has launched something that didn’t function very well.”

    So, . . . basically Biden just told Hamas they need to do better at killing Israelis.

    I am so upset with Biden.

    The Republicans have to elect a speaker so they can stop this deal from going through.

     

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  6. GPentelie Coolidge
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    Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patrio… (View Comment):
    You know, the Israelis have already slaughtered more Palestinians, in the past 2 weeks, than the Israelis slaughtered on October 7.

    The Palestinians (Hamas, as well as civilians) who broke into Israel on Oct 7 were up close and personal murderers/executioners, torturers, rapists and corpse desecrators who filmed and posted their monstrosities (e.g. using a garden hoe to deliver the coup-de-grace to the throat of a man who was already bleeding out, on his back and therefore able to see what was coming, on the floor of one of the homes they broke into) on social media in celebratory fashion.

    Your consistent and insistent “inability” to distinguish between that kind of inhumane SLAUGHTER and casualties of war (i.e. deaths/injuries caused collaterally) is of a degree of moral bankruptcy that, I’m afraid, can only be explained by not just “simply” a strong opposition to the policies (existence?) of the State of Israel, but an outright hatred of JEWS.

    Despicable.

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  7. Greg Strange Member
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    Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patrio… (View Comment):

    You know, the Israelis have already slaughtered more Palestinians, in the past 2 weeks, than the Israelis slaughtered on October 7. The latest reports state that the total Israeli death toll is less than the number of Palestinian children killed.

    Israel has repeatedly slaughtered Palestinians, usually with a kill ratio ranging from 10:1 to 100:1.

    Why don’t you care about the Palestinians?

    Ah yes, Jerry, proportionality! Got it! And a hundred to one, no less!

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  8. David Foster Member
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    What happened to those greenhouses that Bill Gates bought for the Gazans?

    Answer

     

     

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  9. kedavis Coolidge
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    David Foster (View Comment):

    What happened to those greenhouses that Bill Gates bought for the Gazans?

    Answer

    If they were already in place, how did Bill Gates buy them?  Were they likely to have been dismantled and removed by the Israelis?  That doesn’t seem practical.

    Either way though, the result was the same.

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  10. Globalitarian Misanthropist Coolidge
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    David Foster (View Comment):

    What happened to those greenhouses that Bill Gates bought for the Gazans?

    Answer

    That’s a sort of subhuman rage as well.

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  11. Globalitarian Misanthropist Coolidge
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    All clearly and accurately said, Greg.  Very good.

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  12. Zafar Member
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    David Foster (View Comment):

    What happened to those greenhouses that Bill Gates bought for the Gazans?

    Answer

    https://www.truthdig.com/articles/truthdigger-of-the-week-peter-beinart/

    From which:

    Full of anti-Jewish resentment, Palestinians are said to have torn down greenhouses that vacating Israeli settlers left behind in hopes Gazans would use them to create jobs. Australian-Jewish businessman James Wolfensohn, who was involved in the greenhouse deal, does not endorse this account. Beinart quotes Wolfensohn as writing in his recent memoir that the greenhouses were left “essentially intact” and what really doomed the initiative were Israeli restrictions on the export of Gazan goods. “[T]heir success relied upon the Karni crossing [between Gaza and Israel], which, beginning in mid-January 2006, was closed more than not. The Palestine Economic Development Corporation, which was managing the greenhouses taken over from the settlers, said that it was experiencing losses in excess of $120,000 per day,” Beinart quotes Wolfensohn as writing.

    It is an unfortunate fact that as a class, partisan pundits habitually treat statements of fact as bias-driven political arguments.

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  13. Zafar Member
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    Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patrio… (View Comment):

    Why don’t you care about the Palestinians?

    Cognitive dissonance.  It’s also why people dismiss or ignore facts.  Or dehumanise Palestinians.

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  14. Paul Stinchfield Member
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    All the Palestinians have to do is give up their genocidal aspirations and stop killing Jews.

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  15. GPentelie Coolidge
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    Zafar (View Comment):

    Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patrio… (View Comment):

    Why don’t you care about the Palestinians?

    Cognitive dissonance. 

    Oh, poppycock.

    Drawing a moral distinction between the victims of up close and personal murder/execution, rape, torture, and corpse desecration and the victims of war actions does not require cognitive dissonance. It merely requires moral clarity. In contrast to drawing no such distinction, which requires the absence of moral clarity.

     

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  16. GPentelie Coolidge
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    Zafar (View Comment):

    https://www.truthdig.com/articles/truthdigger-of-the-week-peter-beinart/

    From which:

    Full of anti-Jewish resentment, Palestinians are said to have torn down greenhouses  …

    They weren’t just “said” to have done that. They actually DID do that:

    “Palestinians looted dozens of greenhouses on Tuesday, walking off with irrigation hoses, water pumps and plastic sheeting in a blow to fledgling efforts to reconstruct the Gaza Strip. … Palestinian police stood by helplessly Tuesday as looters carted off materials from greenhouses in several settlements, and commanders complained they did not have enough manpower to protect the prized assets. In some instances, there was no security and in others, police even joined the looters, witnesses said. … Jihad al-Wazir, the deputy Palestinian finance minister, said roughly 30 percent of the greenhouses suffered various degrees of damage.”

    Link: https://www.nbcnews.com/id/wbna9331863

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  17. Zafar Member
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    GPentelie (View Comment):
    Drawing a moral distinction between the victims of up close and personal murder/execution, rape, torture, and corpse desecration and the victims of war actions does not require cognitive dissonance. It merely requires moral clarity. In contrast to drawing no such distinction, which requires the absence of moral clarity.

    There’s a moral distinction between the killers, not the killed.

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  18. kedavis Coolidge
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    Zafar (View Comment):

    GPentelie (View Comment):
    Drawing a moral distinction between the victims of up close and personal murder/execution, rape, torture, and corpse desecration and the victims of war actions does not require cognitive dissonance. It merely requires moral clarity. In contrast to drawing no such distinction, which requires the absence of moral clarity.

    There’s a moral distinction between the killers, not the killed.

    What about the killers that are themselves killed?  Are they morally equivalent to the rest?

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  19. Zafar Member
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    GPentelie (View Comment):
    Jihad al-Wazir, the deputy Palestinian finance minister, said roughly 30 percent of the greenhouses suffered various degrees of damage.

    And the other 70% were done in by border closures.

    The thing is, Israel has maintained this pressure on Gaza for a long time.  It’s at odds with Gaza developing an economy and Gazans building a life that they’re happy enough with in Gaza itself.  The whole point, imo, is to push them to move somewhere else.  @marcin had a link about the Israeli govt actually trying to get other countries to take them and offering to pay moving costs (I think?). 

    Palestinians on the West Bank face a similar situation – the area the PA allegedly fully controls is divided into something like 200 smaller pieces, each of which can be locked down.  There are security reasons for that, but some of these lock downs (random hours for crossing) seem aimed at impovrishment as well.  I’ll come to work – if the crossing is open.  I’ll make the delivery – if the crossing is open.  I’ll be on time – if the crossing is open.

    This isn’t killing Palestinians, but it also is far from benign in intention.

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  20. Zafar Member
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    kedavis (View Comment):
    What about the killers that are themselves killed?  Are they morally equivalent to the rest?

    There’s a differnce between civilians and combatants.

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  21. kedavis Coolidge
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    Zafar (View Comment):

    GPentelie (View Comment):
    Jihad al-Wazir, the deputy Palestinian finance minister, said roughly 30 percent of the greenhouses suffered various degrees of damage.

    And the other 70% were done in by border closures.

    Before concluding that makes an important difference, I’d want to know more such as how much was being produced by those greenhouses beyond what would be consumed within Gaza.

    If, for example, they wanted to produce things for export to get money to construct rockets to fire at Israel, while using foreign aid to actually feed people, that’s on them.

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  22. kedavis Coolidge
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    Zafar (View Comment):

    kedavis (View Comment):
    What about the killers that are themselves killed? Are they morally equivalent to the rest?

    There’s a differnce between civilians and combatants.

    Not always.  Or perhaps more accurately, what appear to be “civilians” might not actually be.

    Also, there’s not just “combatants” both on the same plane.  Maybe in boxing, or other sports, where both go in equally.  But when one attacks another, they are not both equal “combatants.”  Nor is a defender reasonably expected to be “proportional” to the attack.  For one thing, if that happens, the attacker may decide it’s worth it, and continue to attack.

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  23. GPentelie Coolidge
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    Zafar (View Comment):

    GPentelie (View Comment):
    Drawing a moral distinction between the victims of up close and personal murder/execution, rape, torture, and corpse desecration and the victims of war actions does not require cognitive dissonance. It merely requires moral clarity. In contrast to drawing no such distinction, which requires the absence of moral clarity.

    There’s a moral distinction between the killers, not the killed.

    Nope. There is a moral distinction to be drawn between the latter as well.

    The victims (Israelis, as well as about 100 visitors from about a dozen other nations) of the Palestinians who broke into Israel on Oct 7 were MURDERED. The Palestinian victims of Israeli bombings in Gaza were KILLED.

    That’s a moral distinction that’s universally recognized (including in Muslim countries), but one which you and Jerry have been trying mighty hard to ignore.

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  24. Bryan G. Stephens Thatcher
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    People die in war. 

    They always have. 

    Iran and Hamas wanted this war. People are now dying in it. 

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  25. GPentelie Coolidge
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    Zafar (View Comment):

    GPentelie (View Comment):
    Jihad al-Wazir, the deputy Palestinian finance minister, said roughly 30 percent of the greenhouses suffered various degrees of damage.

    And the other 70% were done in by border closures.

    The thing is, Israel has maintained this pressure on Gaza for a long time. It’s at odds with Gaza developing an economy and Gazans building a life that they’re happy enough with in Gaza itself. The whole point, imo, is to push them to move somewhere else.  …

    Or, as you ever so briefly acknowledge later in your comment, it’s about security considerations.

    After all, 20% percent of Israel’s population are … Arabs, who enjoy full participation in the country’s socio-economic life, whose children play with those of their Jewish neighbors, go to school with those of their Jewish neighbors, graduate and become doctors, lawyers, businessmen, shop keepers who work with and employ Jews, get elected to the Knesset, etc., etc., etc.. 

    Gazan Palestinians could have had all of that, too. Instead, however, too many of them seem to hate Jews more than they love themselves and even their own children. Well, not their Hamas overlords, who value their own children quite highly.

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  26. kedavis Coolidge
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    GPentelie (View Comment):
    Gazan Palestinians could have had all of that, too. Instead, however, too many of them seem to hate Jews more than they love themselves and even their own children. Well, not their Hamas overlords, who value their own children quite highly.

    Which is why they and their children are somewhere else like Qatar, not Gaza.

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  27. Zafar Member
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    GPentelie (View Comment):

    Zafar (View Comment):

    Nope. There is a moral distinction to be drawn between the latter as well.

    The victims (Israelis, as well as about 100 visitors from about a dozen other nations) of the Palestinians who broke into Israel on Oct 7 were MURDERED. The Palestinian victims of Israeli bombings in Gaza were KILLED.

    That’s a distinction between the murderers/killers and their intentions.

    The innocent dead have equal value.  I don’t get what point you’re trying to make.

     

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  28. Zafar Member
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    GPentelie (View Comment):

    Gazan Palestinians could have had all of that, too.

    How? They weren’t allowed to go back to their villages and Jewish neighbours.

     

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  29. kedavis Coolidge
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    Zafar (View Comment):

    GPentelie (View Comment):

    Zafar (View Comment):

    Nope. There is a moral distinction to be drawn between the latter as well.

    The victims (Israelis, as well as about 100 visitors from about a dozen other nations) of the Palestinians who broke into Israel on Oct 7 were MURDERED. The Palestinian victims of Israeli bombings in Gaza were KILLED.

    That’s a distinction between the murderers/killers and their intentions.

    The innocent dead have equal value. I don’t get what point you’re trying to make.

    In a disjointed way you can say they have equal value.  But you seem intent on passing that along to the circumstances of their deaths, which are not equivalent.

    If 1,000 Israelis die in a Hamas attack, and then 2,000 “innocent Palestinians” die in the defense and the crushing of the offensive, the “Heavenly scoreboard” doesn’t show 1,000 deaths due to Hamas and 2,000 deaths due to Israel.  It shows 3,000 deaths due to Hamas.

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  30. Zafar Member
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    kedavis (View Comment):

    Zafar (View Comment):

    GPentelie (View Comment):

    Zafar (View Comment):

    Nope. There is a moral distinction to be drawn between the latter as well.

    The victims (Israelis, as well as about 100 visitors from about a dozen other nations) of the Palestinians who broke into Israel on Oct 7 were MURDERED. The Palestinian victims of Israeli bombings in Gaza were KILLED.

    That’s a distinction between the murderers/killers and their intentions.

    The innocent dead have equal value. I don’t get what point you’re trying to make.

    In a disjointed way you can say they have equal value.

    Do you believe they have equal value?

     

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