Absolutely correct, @JoeSmack. I refer with thanks to a few @Misterioso’s useful potpourri (above) of "old ones, new ones, loved ones, neglected ones" exemplifying the racism/breathtaking “entitlement” that is central to the Zionist ideology:
“Israel Zangwill, the influential Anglo-Jewish essayist and Zionist first believed that the Palestinians would simply “fold their tents and slip away.” It was Zangwill who first voiced the lie that Palestine was a ‘land without a people, waiting for a people without a land.’”
“In 1905, Zangwill contradicted himself during a talk in Manchester when he observed that Palestine was “already twice as thickly populated as the United States…. [W]e must be prepared to either drive out by the sword the [Arab] tribes in possession as our forefathers did or to grapple with the problem of a large alien population….” (Zangwill, Speeches, p. 210)” “A large WHAT population”???
“In 1920, Zangwill proposed in The Voice of Jerusalem, that there should be an “‘Arab exodus’…based on ‘race redistribution’ or a ‘trek like that of the Boers from Cape Colony,’ which he advocated as ‘literally the only way out of the difficulty of creating a Jewish State in Palestine.’” He continued: “We cannot allow the Arabs to block so valuable a piece of historic reconstruction…. To fold their tents and silently steal away is their proverbial habit: let them exemplify it now.” (Zangwill, The Voice of Jerusalem, p. 103)”
That last bit’s worth reading again: “WE CANNOT ALLOW THE ARABS TO BLOCK SO VALUABLE A PIECE OF HISTORIC RECONSTRUCTION…. TO FOLD THEIR TENTS AND SILENTLY STEAL AWAY IS THEIR PROVERBIAL HABIT: LET THEM EXEMPLIFY IT NOW.” Overweening “entitlement” and arrogance. Nice fellah, that Israel Zangwill…
“Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir declared during an interview with the foreign editor of the London Sunday Times that ‘it was not as though there was a Palestinian people in Palestine…and we came and threw them out and took their country away from them. They did not exist.’” Maybe Mrs. Meir was miss-quoted and actually said, ‘it’s not as if there’s a Palestinian people in Palestine… we came and took their country away from them. They don’t exist.’ Or maybe she said it as recorded, but not because she was a racist Zionist but for another reason, e.g. because she was a politician and it’s well-known that all politicians lie, irrespective of their agendas…
One thing mentioned in the article but not really elaborated upon is why there may be some increase in real anti-Semitism, i. e. an irrational animus against Jews by virtue of their religious and cultural adherence alone rather than a rational animus against some Jews because of their support of an immoral and indefensible political ideology and those who implement it, against Diaspora Jews. Partly, it is to do with the deplorable resurgence of white supremacism in the Western political arena. Among Western denizens of non-European heritage, however, any such increase is four-square at Israel’s and its enablers’ doors because of Mileikowsky’s and the Likudniks’ insistent repetition of the false mantra that Israel speaks, acts and behaves on behalf of all Jews, everywhere; and that it is entitled to do so!
I’ve also noticed a bit of an “edge” creeping into the Zio-pologists’ interventions here. It’s a positive sign because it means the Puppen=Meister at Hasbara Central feel they have to step on the accelerator.
Basic tenet no. 2 from Hasbara Central's textbook, eh? Deflection (aka "whataboutery"): "What about those poor lesbians in Malaysia?" I have news for you, @catalan: although I may currently live in a Muslim country, I'm agnostic and brought up in a liberal, Western country; I hold no brief at all for what recently happened in Malaysia; or what happens in other Islamic (and non-Islamic) countries in terms of repression and discrimination against anyone on the grounds of gender, sexuality, faith or otherwise. Were I, I'd be a "self-hater" as well as an arrant hypocrite since I'm gay and not a dissimulator.
What is NOT, according to my moral canon, acceptable among decent human beings is to practise, condone or defend a supremacist political ideology which entails forcible displacement and continuing dispossession by one defined group of another group with antecedent claim, who suffer subjugation, occupation, privations and routinely from capricious, vindictive acts of violent repression. On, now, to Fascism: despite developments in Hungary and other places, today's Israel displays some of the most blatantly neo-Fascistic traits of any alleged democracy, so save your conflation and whataboutery for the birds.
If I can get past the Haaretz paywall, I look forward to reading the whole Itay Tiran interview because Mr. Tiran shows that it is possible for a thinking product of the Zionist State still to possess humanity and a grasp on objective reality.
Previously, I’ve pondered over what happens when the settler-colonial undertaking collapses and several million Zionists in Palestine and elsewhere are in deep PTS because they have to come to terms with reality which transpires to be completely other than the farrago of myth, fiction and revisionism on which their worldview had been built. This is neither a small matter nor attempted irony: Nazism’s roots were planted in Versailles and before; but it began to gain real traction only from 1928, when popular support rose in five years from insignificance to electoral victory. If one thus - generously - attributes to the political philosophy’s real influence on the popular German psyche, culture and perceptions 17 years (1928-32, incl., plus the 12 years that the Thousand Year Reich lasted), this would be the period over which Nazism became entrenched to the point of requiring, post- WW II, “de-Nazification” or re-education programmes to teach why Nazism had been wrong to those who had known little or nothing else, had been brought up unquestioningly to accept its tenets and could not comprehend how their belief and value system had imploded.
Re-educating the `daw, Catalan and millions of other Ziopaths after a period of entrenchment of Zionist ideology in the settler-colony lasting (even using “official” calculus) more than four times as long is going to present psychology with a thorny, future challenge.