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2020-04-02 Israel-Palestine-Jordan
The Israeli please-like-us syndrome - another disease we must conquer
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Posted by g(r)omgoru 2020-04-02 01:42|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [289 views ]  Top

#1 Thanks mods.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2020-04-02 02:09||   2020-04-02 02:09|| Front Page Top

#2 You don't perform acts of virtue to impress the subjects. You perform them because they're the right thing to do.

This "we should only ever do something virtuous if it benefits Israel" idea is horrific.
Posted by Herb McCoy 2020-04-02 02:52||   2020-04-02 02:52|| Front Page Top

#3 What is horrific is how every piece of data impacting your twisted mind gets twisted 'erb.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2020-04-02 03:00||   2020-04-02 03:00|| Front Page Top

#4 #2 - the mask slips
Posted by Frank G 2020-04-02 05:50||   2020-04-02 05:50|| Front Page Top

#5 The mask of wanting to do good things because I'm a good person? Yeah how horrible to show that to the world.
Posted by Herb McCoy  2020-04-02 08:47||   2020-04-02 08:47|| Front Page Top

#6 The Jooo hate
Posted by Frank G 2020-04-02 09:29||   2020-04-02 09:29|| Front Page Top

#7 If you only do deeds because it's to your advantage to do so, you are not virtuous. You are selfish.
Posted by Herb McCoy 2020-04-02 13:39||   2020-04-02 13:39|| Front Page Top

#8 /\ Herb is a NeoCon now?
Posted by magpie 2020-04-02 14:00||   2020-04-02 14:00|| Front Page Top

#9 Conversely, one could say there's an inclination in some to advocate not doing the right thing, lest it somehow benefit Israel. Like being thankful.

What's that about ?

I'd like to add that bigoted bastard that I am, I am critical of educated, developed societies wanting to share the cure with savage islamist communities harboring terrorism and thuggery.
Posted by Dron66046 2020-04-02 14:38||   2020-04-02 14:38|| Front Page Top

#10 This problem affects Western Civilization (such as it is) as a whole, not just Israel.

And self-interest is always mixed into altruism, even among the animals.
Posted by charger 2020-04-02 15:05||   2020-04-02 15:05|| Front Page Top

#11 Which good deeds should I do?
Posted by James  2020-04-02 17:35||  2020-04-02 17:35|| Front Page Top

#12  This "we should only ever do something virtuous if it benefits Israel" idea is horrific

You misread the piece, Mr. McCoy. Having done the thing because it was the right thing to do, they are trumpeting it to persuade those who hate Israel to notice and for selfish reasons of their own stop hating.
Posted by trailing wife 2020-04-02 19:24||   2020-04-02 19:24|| Front Page Top

#13 ^ But that's so much more fun for those so inclined
Posted by Frank G 2020-04-02 20:08||   2020-04-02 20:08|| Front Page Top

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