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CHAPTER 7

 

One Worlds

 

 

bThe frantic Israeli efforts to come up with workable plans for bArab-Jewish coexistence in Israel are all based on a need to be- blieve in the validity and truth of the following proposition:

bIt is possible for two peoples who differ in everything that bconstitutes a people—nationality, religion, ethnicity, culture, blanguage, and common historical experiences over 3,000 years; bit is possible for these two peoples, one of which has lived in the bland as a majority for six centuries while the other was mostly babsent for 1,900 years; it is possible for these two peoples, after bthe former minority has, in the wake of decades of hate, violence, band war, become the majority and ruler, and the former majori- bty, overnight, has become a small and powerless minority; it is bpossible for these two peoples, after the former minority has ac- bquired total sovereignty and national power in the land that the bformer majority always claimed as its own; it is possible for bthese two peoples who live in a land that the present minority bbelieves to be entirely its own and that the present majority in- bsists is its birthplace, its home, its property, its right, and there- bfore proclaims in it a state of its own, belonging to all the mem- bbers of its nation wherever they may be; it is possible for this bstate to breathe the religion, nationhood, culture, ethnicity, lan- bguage, and destiny of only one of the two peoples; it is possible bfor the minority to have massive population and educational bgrowth that assures it of becoming at least a third if not a ma- bjority of the country in the future; it is possible for the nations bsurrounding this state to be related in blood, religion, na- b 

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