A terribly imbalanced anti-colonialism drives some of the most negative hatred of Israel. Why? ...
Since the Vietnam war, a multi-cultural, post-modern relativistic orientation has been embraced by the radical left. That is a mouthful! So I will explain. The radical left is multi-cultural in a particular way. It embraces all cultures as equal. This is reinforced by relativism: the concept that there are no absolute standards of right and wrong, good and evil, truth and beauty. Of course, embracing all cultures this way trivializes all cultures since none can truly be praised or criticized. It also leads to many contradictions: This multi-culturalism seeks to foster women's equality and gay rights. Yet other cultures strongly reject such values, especially Islam. Where human rights clash against Islam, the tendency is to embrace multi-cultural equality ...
The radical left is anti-colonial in the sense that it sees most of the world's problems as stemming from the sins of Western colonialism that did not respect indigenous cultures. Many look at everything through this prism ...
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G-d is not a man that He should lie, or a son or man that He should repent. Will He say and not do, or speak and not fulfil?