Why Left or Right?
by Steven Shamrak
About the Author
One of the
major distinctions between humans and animals is that we
have analytical intellect. At the same time we base most of
our ideas and form opinions on our emotions, beliefs and
assumptions, not on facts. Blinded by personal
psycho-emotional history, people dismiss logic of the facts
and create assumptions to fit and support their own belief
opposite ideologies: Lefties, Fascists and Islamic
expansionists/terrorists find themselves united on one issue
only – Hate toward Jews. Quite often, I
receive mail from them. Those messages are mainly just
rhetoric based on preconceived ideas and psycho -emotional
have never received letters that would contradict the
about the right of Jewish people to their homeland –
“Palestine”. The history of aggression and terror created by
Arab: History of U.N. bias against Israel.
But, I am
accused of being:
Anti-Arab or Muslim.
- As a member of
with thousands of years being the victims in
history of persecution and discrimination,
I can assure you that my views are not anti-something.
I just express a pro-Jewish point
of view based on facts, not legends. At the same
time, I do respect the freedom and rights of any religion
and political point of view, even the fascist one, as long
as they do not infringe on the rights of others.
- Arab leaders and clerics, often seen on TV,
fumigating when they talk about Israel. Communists and
Fascists are so passionate when they scream
This is apparently
Jew logically presents facts in support of the Jewish state,
suddenly, it is wrong to be emotional.
Too Right wing.
do not consider myself Right or Left wing. I base my ideas
and views on facts not emotions. There are too many people
(including many Jews) who are very eager to promote,
self-destructive, Left wing views. Actually,
I can't understand why, in
relation to Israel’s right to exist, there are Right or Left
wing political points of view. Isn't it supposed
to be a point of view based on historical facts and the
right of the Jewish people to live on the land of their