The Land of Mordor - or a land that promotes good and stands against evil?
30 Aug 2009
Tolkien's masterpiece tells a myth of great power, describing a battle between good and evil. Real life is not as easy, of course. What appears good often turns out to be evil, what seems ill often turns out well; the Germans fell in love with Nazism, communists throughout Europe adored the Soviet People's Paradise where as Stalin sent millions to their deaths. What is the relevance of this to Israel? Millions across the globe self-righteously wish the worst possible harm to befall this small nation. Political correctness and multiculturalism have brought confusion to our universities and government. Anti-racists parade their credentials everywhere, but not one will ever condemn Arab and Islamic anti-Semitism. Whatever Israel's flaws, it's a healthy country. It stands for values like democracy, freedom, human rights, and a balance between secularism and religion. It needs to be recognized for what it is: a land that promotes good and stands against evil.
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