Cc: Hamas, the Islamic Resistance Movement (“Slaughter for freedom”)
Cc: Benjamin (“Managing the conflict”) Netanyahu
Re: Murderous campaign of October 7th and scenarios of cataclysmic response
Do not do to others that which is hateful to you.
(A core principle in many traditions including Bahai, Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, various indigenous cultures.)
“All the rest is commentary.” — Hillel the Elder
- Later on, when people come to their senses, Hamas will be remembered for: Bringing unbearable shame to two billion devout Muslims worldwide, October 7, 2023. And countless avoidable deaths of innocents on all sides.
- Now and forever, Netanyahu will be remembered for: Trying to kasher (legitimize) apartheid, a nonstarter if ever there was one. And countless avoidable deaths of innocents on all sides.
“You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake.”
–Radical American feminist and pacifist Jeannette Rankin (1880 – 1973), the first woman elected to the US House of Representatives. Voted against US participation in both WWI and WWII. Good quote: If I had my life to live over, I would do it all again, but this time I would be nastier.