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Response to Scootaloo (Reply #49)

Thu Mar 21, 2013, 10:59 PM

54. But do you apply this philosophy evenly?

The US has unfailingly, unswervingly, totally been completely on the side of the powerful in the Israel / Palestine conflict. Our role has amounted to stymieing all efforts to bring power to the powerless in this conflict, whether our role as invincible goalie in the UNSC

It's interesting because you are choosing to look at this exclusively through the lens of power dynamics. Since your methodology here looks at the differences of power between groups to determine who is good and who is bad to then develop its narrative, it must be open to changes in those power differences, right?

So when we talk about Israel at the UN, as opposed to Israel in the OPT, it isn't the powerful oppressor anymore. By any measure Israel is the oppressed victim of powerful interests at the UN. In those proceedings the US is protecting the powerless victim from far stronger forced seeking to further damage their target in any way possible.

Would you care to comment on this use of your unique sociological methodology? I would love to hear if you now place yourself in the category of one who sides with the oppressor, and if so is it an admission that you consider Israelis to be subhuman?

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