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What you think of the so called "Two-State [Israeli-Palestinian] Solution"?

Asked by seVen (3472points) December 2nd, 2008

I think it’s the worst idea ever. It’s not Biblically sound since God gave Abraham’s descendants the land and it should NEVER be divided.

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syz's avatar

That’s the weakest excuse to invade and occupy a country I’ve ever heard.

cdwccrn's avatar

Have a better idea for a chance at lasting peace?

fireside's avatar

Sorry, but the land is already divided.
It’s been divided for a long time.
Muhammed was a descendant of Abraham too.

Best thing to do now is to find ways to get along.
Lasting peace will come when all parties find a reason to feel that their position has been validated. Expulsion of one or the other group is not the right approach.

aidje's avatar

I’m tired of my fellow Christians’ blind support of Israel. Palestinians have rights, too. I don’t know much about the details of the proposal, but two states sounds like the way to go.

cdwccrn's avatar

Aidie, not all Christians offer blind support to Israel. Both camps own responsibility for the ongoing bloodshed in the Holy Land.

augustlan's avatar

I’m all for it.

kfingerman's avatar

All for it. I’ve spent a lot of time in Israel and Palestine and think it’s the only hope for lasting peace for both peoples there. “Because God said so” doesn’t have much sway in international relations these days and IMHO it shouldn’t. Fact is, different people, different beliefs – even within a given religion, let alone between them. There are people out there who would tell you that Allah rewards martyrs who kill in His name. Does that mean they’re not criminals? Why should it be any different if you’re coming from a Judeo-Christian perspective?

aidje's avatar

@cdwccm
(*Aidje)

I didn’t mean to imply that all Christians blindly support Israel (I myself am one who does not, and I personally know several others), nor did I mean to imply that Israel is the only side that has shed blood.

cdwccrn's avatar

@aidie, thanks. I know that. I just think the public needs to know that Christians aren’t Palestinian or Muslim haters. I’m tired of hearing itsaid that we are.

aidje's avatar

@cdwccm
Unfortunately, many are. At least in my experience.

Mizuki's avatar

@seven——what pray tell, would be Biblically sound? The Promise land was a conditional give. When the Jews crucified Christ, they broke the covenant, lost their land and their favor with God. Do you justify the violence of Israel? Their mass murder of civilians using American Apache Helicoptors?

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