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Happy Hoosier

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5. Quite true, but then what?
Tue Dec 5, 2023, 11:32 AM
Dec 2023

"Right of Conquest" doesn;t make sense in the modern world, if it ever did, but at what point does possession become a Fait au complet. America is founded on conquest. Europeans stole the land from the people already living here. But it would make no sense for us all to leave. Where would we go?

Israel is in the same boat now.... several generations have been born there. They are Israelis... nothing else. And Israel has vastly developed the land and infrastructure. Surely no one thinks Israelis are just gonna pack up and move, and the "right of return" is simply not viable 70+ years later.

Regardless of whether or not you think Israel's founding was just, Israel IS, and so are the people living there, and all the development and infrastructure that is there.

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