This is a war that I found ongoing when I was born on this earth of ours. And it has continued to-date. For a brief, bewildering period,
I am listening to Aljazeera. It is an Arab network, so, maybe they are
Israelites have the reputation for intelligence. Don’t think the most recent war with
Now, they have entered the Gaza Strip.
Strong language, especially in view of the history of the Holocaust. But Israelites have created a ghetto for the Palestinians in the
Rockets fired into
To counter the terrorists, a bombardment, for a week. Followed by a ground offensive. To last for weeks, so say the Israelites leaders.
Any wonder that 507 Palestinians have been killed? Is a wonder that not more have died.
So, what are the objectives of the Israelites?
Can those objectives be achieved? Realistically?
The public relations war is being won. By the Palestinians. I have no real reason to support one side or another. But when I see a bully, I feel this rage coming up in me. And, all that I see is that
But, my ire is just stupidity. My country, my continent has enough problems for me to overlook all others. Yet something nags me. A people that has grown up in a ghetto. The constant deprivation. The constant war.
Those Palestinian children have known nothing but war. And they must take sides. They will take sides. Martyrs are being made, everyday. They have, and will continue growing up in a state of anger. This is a conflict which can never be won, not on the battle field.
And because we, all people on earth, all nations must take sides- there is a singular proliferation of stupidity on all sides of the divide.
Israelites are intelligent? Well, maybe. Group think, that is what Obama thought it was; even I see that they are currently mirred in a stupidity.
Palestinians? Well, they are on the side of right.
Or are they? Hamas, are they in the right? Is there any right and wrong in this perpetual conflict? But, is it okay to mire one’s people into a vicious cycle of hatred and perpetual hate speech?
Fact is, anyone who stands in the middle is an enemy for the two combatant people.
I am listening to Yonatona Shapira, a colonel and former pilot who refused to bomb in
So, what will happen?
War without end. War without intelligence. The stupidity of war. Whether it is the
Amazing, but true.