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July 31, 2014

Trapped Between Delusion and Denial

The Israelis and Palestinians have been trapped for decades between delusions and denial and both have resorted to ideological and religious dogmas that dismiss with conviction any factual evidence to the contrary. It is these delusions that have tragically perpetuated the conflict; their actions and reactions to each other's transgressions only validate these delusions. Thus, little room is left for any bilateral constructive discourse as suspicion, hatred, and distrust became deeply embedded in their respective public psyches, creating psychological, political, and physical divides. Not surprisingly, this sad state of affairs is now glaringly manifested, once again, by the war between Israel and Hamas.

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