Originally Posted by patteeu
It doesn't require time travel for palestinians to unite under leadership that would oust Hamas, defang militants and make a real peace with Israel. It won't happen because there aren't enough palestinians who want that. Whether that's because they've been misled to believe that Israel is evil or because they are evil themselves doesn't really matter.
Uh, it does matter.
If you can understand why
they believe what they believe, you can begin to influence it
That's like... not even Diplomacy 101. Not even Psychology 101. That's not even the persuasion chapter in 9th grade.
That's what you learn when you're 8, bitching at your parents that you want another cookie.