Tuesday, January 7, 2014

45 Seconds of Enlightenment

by oldschooltwentysix

Courtesy of Palestinian Media Watch, this video is for those that claim that all Palestinian Arab refugees, including descendants, have a human right to return to Israel because they were ethnically cleansed from their homes by Jews.

For more enlightenment, see here or here.

To those that make such claims, behind a mask of morality, we should ask: Why should anyone listen to pontifications of people who act as if they know all, but know hardly at all?

(cross-posted at oldschooltwentysix)


  1. Thanks for this, School.

    The video above is ultimately concerned with debunking Nakba mythology.

    Within Nakba mythology the entirely innocent Arabs were marched out of their long-standing villages for no reason whatsoever by marauding Jewish fascists.

    The gentleman in the video, however, saw events as they unfolded before his own eyes.

    1. That is a theory driven explanation which I agree with.

      I see it most as a way to confront the general ignorance. It should jar one to question those they regularly get information from about the Arab-Israel conflict and other matters.

      A great talk about this was done by Benny Morris a few years ago and can be seen starting here: