You have to stop the mad fundamentalist settlers stealing land, the wall building stealing land, dividing farms, the checkpoints stopping commerce, splitting communities, the tanks against stone throwing kids, the starvation, the withholding of fuel, medicine, water, electricity... No
wonder your hollow words are not heard.
You haven't got the mindset to do this, otherwise Gaza and the West bank wouldn't be as they are, but if you, and your family, all your people, were forcibly removed from their homelands by a violent invader, all because of words in a work of fiction... wouldn't you fight back? Imagine... just for a few minutes, honestly... put yourself in their place, your homeland stolen,
your family starving and ill, unsanitary conditions, shot at, check points, anger... go on, try it!
And if your body, your life, was the last thing you had to fight with, then wouldn't you use that to protect all that you hold dear? Your kids, your partner, the last remnants of your homeland?
I can't believe all this came from a UK prime minister... Churchill. Sickening. That a so called "holy" book was taken as literal truth so that a mainly European people could invade a part of the middle east that had been permanently occupied since we got out of Africa and displace the people into foul slums, chipped away at, made smaller and smaller until they're bursting at the seams, and then starved and shot at.
Disgusting... absolutely disgusting. And you wonder why they fight back with
outdated rockets and suicide bombers?
Yes, the holocaust was foul, a nauseating chapter in human history. But two wrongs don't make a right. And Israel can't do what it's doing now BECAUSE it still suffers the pain of the Nazi death camps. I'm NOT an anti Semite... i'm an atheist / humanist and what you are doing is plain wrong! I don't hate you because you're a Jew, i hate what you are doing! There's a difference, and if you won't see that difference then it's a choice YOU have made, you choose to hide behind your people's history when you should have LEARNED from your people's history.
Of all the world's people, that it should be the descendants of the survivors of the Holocaust that should Ghetto-ise and murder thousands upon thousands of fellow humans is an outrage. This current pogrom against the Palestinians is no exception. Of all the worlds people i would have thought the Jews would be able to recognise the pain of others and LEARN from the atrocities
of the past.
It's just made you bitter, violent, blinkered... your forefather's suffering and your religion has rendered you blind to the suffering you're causing. As bad as Hitler? Well, ask the starving kid crying for his dead Mother in Gaza this morning as the smoke clears from your fighter jets most recent missile attack runs on residential areas and your ground troops prepare to go in with
tanks and assault rifles against "soft" targets.
Hitler's Blitzkrieg, "Lightning war" in English. It took the form of air assault to soften up the target and then mechanised troops pushing in and through... this is exactly what your armed forces are doing now. The only difference is that the Nazis had armies, air forces, navies to fight
against. Not women, children and desperate civilians formed into rag tag resistance outfits out of date, sparse weaponry. A few rockets and Kalashnikovs against your armed forces.... disgusting.
TALK! This is not a fight, it's a fucking turkey shoot. You should be ashamed of yourselves, as individuals and as a people. If those of your previous generations that didn't make it out of the camps could see what you are doing to these people they would hang their heads in disbelief and
I do to...for my own species stupidity, and the futileness of "my invisible friend is better than your invisible friend". Stupid, stupid humanity.... when will we ever fucking learn!
It might be hard, but try to think how you'd feel about yourself and your pretty, funny partner if god didn't exist. If you hadn't been told it was wrong or bad in some way to love and bring happiness to yourself and others just because of the body they were born in.
The universe behaves and looks EXACTLY as it would if there was no god, so imagining all that religious "Thou Shalt Not...." just disappeared won't change anything, except people's happiness and freedom from social stigma.
Do you think the top brass in the high orders, monks, nuns, priests etc. were all totally straight whilst they preached their invented, misogynistic, hate to the masses? Of course not, it's always been the same, one set of rules for the ruling classes, one set for the masses.
Let the Ted Haggard story be your guide.
His hate turned around and bit him on the arse and he deserved every little bit of shame and social stigma he got. Not because he liked to sleep with men and enjoy a CNS stimulant at the same time, that's just natural human behaviour and often beautiful, fun and exciting and a whole lot more fulfilling than a wafer and a sip of cheap wine followed by a pat on the head by an elderly paedophile in a frock.
He deserved his shame and social stigma because he lied, to his family and to his congregation. He said that all the things that made him feel alive, whole, human, were wrong. He denied all the people who trusted his guidance for their future happiness
(although this trust in religion puzzles me greatly, "And then god did what? Yeah right!")
any of the pleasure, fulfilment and just downright fun and excitement of a damn good orgasm heightened with a little speed. That's what he did wrong. One rule for him, another for you, that can not be right.
Don't let the bastards get you, listen to your conscience, you know what's right, feels right, is beautiful and brings peace and happiness to you and those you love. Not some set of old guys who make it up as they go along about their oh so wonderful imaginary friend and how you can't have more fun than they do!