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Roger Farinha

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A Proposes Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict: People to People...

It's clear that the ordinary peoples both of Israel and Palestine desire only a peaceful life. Yet their political leaders feel obligated to defend the perceived, respective pride of their constituents. What if an Israeli citizen were to draft up a peoples' proposition to the Palestinians, bypassing their respective leaders?

This proposition would sound, in deep and sincere tones, the aspiration of the Israeli people for peace. It would call the Palestinians to take control of their supposed "leaders" who are launching missiles from populated areas having children and families, knowing that Israel will have to retaliate and using its own people for international political leverage. It would challenge the Palestinian people to call such leaders "enemies within" and urge them to let their peace-loving, moderate majority take their voice.

But here's the hitch. If the Palestinians refuse to take charge of their rogue leaders for the sake of securing peace, the proposal will give notice that the Israeli people will urge their military that since peace is impossible, to go all out and take all the historical lands of Israel. The Palestinians will then be obliged to live under Israeli sovereignty.

For if peace is impossible, why not go all out for integrity as a nation?

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    Nov 28 2012: Hi Roger, it seems to me that many people, and thus also leaders, see Jews as "the chosen people." So those people assume those chosen by God must be special and thus be trusted and given room to do as they please.

    One thing I want to make very clear. I have no issues with any Jew in any way. I have wondered why so many Jewish names included the words gold and silver..

    I do not believe the Children of Israel were 'chosen' because they were in any way better than others. In a way I think they were chosen to portray the worse possible scenarios human beings in general can go through on their way to heaven (Canaan).

    Another thing people do not know is that the lands of the Middle East have a spiritual connotation or side to them which is fully treated in this book. Every Hebrew name of a person or place has a real meaning and thus portrays a higher level of relationship.

    www.swedenborgstudy.com/books/C.Th.Odhner_Correspondences_Caanan/Canaan.htm

    What I hope this information will accomplish is that everyone will know we are all the same in the eyes of God, there are no favourites. God governs the heavens as well as the hells and loves the people that have chosen to go to either.

    The Jews may be the ones that will have the most difficulty to except this viewpoint. As far as I know, there has never been a time when people in Israel had a good/normal relationship with those around them. Christians may be the next ones to have that problem.

    Abram Lincoln knew of Emanuel Swedenborg (had some of his books in his library and friends of that faith) which may have influenced his position regarding slavery in the South. Now I hope that America's present and future presidents can influence Israel to grow normal relationships with the countries and people around it.

    I saw the link below by Adel Munkar http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article32739.htm and think it would help of more people saw it. I emailed the speaker Miko Peled and will see what happens next..

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