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aug 03 2014

Amos Oz: In my view the ultimate evil in the world is aggression

Kloge ord fra den berømte forfatter og israelske “peacenik” Amos Oz:

“Unlike European pacifists I never believed the ultimate evil in the world is war. In my view the ultimate evil in the world is aggression, and the only way to repel aggression is unfortunately by force.

That is where the difference lies between a European pacifist and an Israeli peacenik like myself.

And if I may add a little anecdote: A relative of mine who survived the Nazi Holocaust in Theresienstadt always reminded her children and her grandchildren that her life was saved in 1945 not by peace demonstrators with placards and flowers but by Soviet soldiers and submachine guns.”

http://www.dw.de/oz-lose-lose-situation-for-israel/a-17822511