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Louis Theroux: The Ultra Zionists
« on: February 04, 2011, 04:06:59 PM »
This aired on the BBC last night. Louise Theroux makes very interesting documentaries by generally being quite non-judgemental about his subjects, he lets them show their true selves quite effectively. This is a most depressing documentary. It just shows how extreme theistic views lead to intolerance, violence and sometimes death.

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Re: Louis Theroux: The Ultra Zionists
« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2011, 11:07:45 AM »
With people like the man Louis spent much of his time with, their will mostly likely never be peace in the West Bank.

I remember at the end when Louis was interviewing the boy who is Squatting on top of the hill, Louis admits to being an Atheist - I never knew he was! That was one of the few bits of good news.

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Re: Louis Theroux: The Ultra Zionists
« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2011, 01:36:20 PM »
I find it difficult to see how people with such long memories and diametrically opposed ideas can live together peacefully if a small minority are prepared to support their ideas with violence. As long as people put ideas before the well being of others then humanity is doomed to strife.
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Re: Louis Theroux: The Ultra Zionists
« Reply #3 on: February 06, 2011, 01:45:32 PM »
Watching that deeply depressed me, there isn't going to be peace there for a long time I imagine.
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Re: Louis Theroux: The Ultra Zionists
« Reply #4 on: February 08, 2011, 02:57:39 PM »
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Watching that deeply depressed me, there isn't going to be peace there for a long time I imagine.

I run the risk of misquoting and I will try to recall anyway - I believe it was an American General who said something like:

"Until both sides realise they are always going to be living beside each other, they're will never be peace."