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1 War On Music  Fri, Nov 16, 2012 10:34:46am

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2 Dark_Falcon  Fri, Nov 16, 2012 12:47:54pm

Hamas glories in the murder of civilians, while Israel works to avoid killing anyone but enemy combatants. That tells you all you need to know about the two sides.

3 Achilles Tang  Fri, Nov 16, 2012 1:13:52pm

I'm kind of inclined to agree with Romney that Palestinians are a lost cause.

4 Political Atheist  Fri, Nov 16, 2012 1:20:53pm

re: #2 Dark_Falcon

Agreed on Hamas, would just submit we need to know more as in keeping our hearts from hardening against the Palestinian people.

5 Bob Levin  Fri, Nov 16, 2012 1:35:53pm

re: #4 Daniel Ballard

On our Israel trip, one of my most pleasant experiences was with a Palestinian merchant. Of course they identify themselves as--my family is from Jordan. The shopping etiquette is--if you look at an item for more than five seconds, you are expected to negotiate a deal. If you touch the item, you are expected to complete the deal. The only place this logic does not apply, it seems, is in government.

6 Achilles Tang  Fri, Nov 16, 2012 2:11:11pm

re: #5 Bob Levin

If you do that in their home, they have to give it to you as a gift.

7 Flavia  Sat, Nov 17, 2012 4:33:40pm

re: #6 Achilles Tang

If you do that in their home, they have to give it to you as a gift.

I think the etiquette is to thank them profusely & then accidentally leave it behind.


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