Nonviolence is the only way to win.

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    Mar 24, 2011 12:18 PM GMT
    I was gravely saddened to see that a British national was killed in Jerusalem by a suitcase bomb: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/mar/24/jerusalem-bus-bomb-victim-british

    Every life in this conflict is sacred; every person who dies is one too many. It seems bizarre to me that Palestinians have not absorbed the moral of recent events in Tunisia and Egypt: nonviolence is the most powerful weapon, powerful beyond the might of the Israeli machine even, that they have.

    For all of our sakes, I hope that they learn it.
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    Mar 25, 2011 11:07 PM GMT
    Palestinians and Israelis could both learn from the "peaceful intifada" that began in Budrus (West Bank) in 2003. The documentary based on this nonviolent movement has a 90% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.


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    Mar 29, 2011 10:53 AM GMT
    TigerTim said
    Every life in this conflict is sacred; every person who dies is one too many. It seems bizarre to me that Palestinians have not absorbed the moral of recent events in Tunisia and Egypt: nonviolence is the most powerful weapon, powerful beyond the might of the Israeli machine even, that they have.

    For all of our sakes, I hope that they learn it.


    Seriously if Palestinians could protest WITHOUT throwing bombs into Israel and blowing themselves up at checkpoints, then Israel would actually look REALLY bad. But that's not the case.
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    Mar 29, 2011 2:53 PM GMT
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    TigerTim said
    Every life in this conflict is sacred; every person who dies is one too many. It seems bizarre to me that Palestinians have not absorbed the moral of recent events in Tunisia and Egypt: nonviolence is the most powerful weapon, powerful beyond the might of the Israeli machine even, that they have.

    For all of our sakes, I hope that they learn it.


    Seriously if Palestinians could protest WITHOUT throwing bombs into Israel and blowing themselves up at checkpoints, then Israel would actually look REALLY bad. But that's not the case.


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    It definately is wrong to blow oneself up at checkpoints taking lives of innoscents. Unfortunately the ZIONIST FANATICs who have been running Israel have with the financial, the weaponry and political backing of the USA, put the Palestinian in such a corner through the decades, that they resorted to this wrongfull tactic to call attention to their plight. It has only worked to a small degree but mostly worked against them.

    Things are changing according to the prominent Jewish writer David Remnick, Thankfully the internet news sources are out pacing the the major media propaganda who for years ignored, or lied about what was being done against the Palestinians and the deaths at the hands of the ZIONIST FANATIC occupiers/settlements.

    The world now sees through Israel's lie that they are the victim, they are seen now as the true aggressors, the USA as the supporting tail being wagged by the dog. Israel has brought the shame for their actions on themselves, they have brought on the hate to themselves by doing to the Palestinians what was done to them in Europe, This is happening in spite of the occassional missguided suicide bomber.

    The world bodies (UN, EU and humanitarian groups) realize now that the ZIONIST FANATIC leaders such as Lieberman and Netanyahu who facilitate and promote more and more settlement construction ARE NOT SEEKING PEACE IN GOOD FAITH. So where the wrongfull tactics of some Palestinians who bomb civilians, may have failed as the way to call attention to their plight, the far over reaching "SHITSPAH" of the FANATIC leaders in Israel have now exposed themselves by their inhumane acts, land grabbing and settlement building as the primary block to peace.

    The ZIONIST FANATICS should be exposed along with their propaganda at every opportunity, fortunately the world bodies are doing just that, and their attempting to cover their wrongdoing are being exposed too. The majority of Jewish people are good and decent and would not and do not go along with those FANATIC leaders, zionist having a homeland is one thing, but stealing more and more land and building more and more settlements on that land is a reprehensible injustice to the Palestinians. None of this should have happened as Ghandi suggests, but the best we can do now is go back to the 1967 lines. The Settlements need to stop or no "good faith" negotiations can take place.