How Hate Dies

No globocop can force implacable enemies to cry uncle: they must come to embrace of their own volition

Love thy neighbor. A simple precept all too difficult to practice. So when the lion and the lamb do lie down together, everyone is surprised. Hate is such a ferocious force that we are awed to see it fade away. Yet we have seen that happen with amazing speed in the past four years as one of the two great conflicts of our age vanished: the Berlin Wall fell, the cold war ended, the Soviet Union collapsed. Now, in a moment that astonishes the spirit as well as the mind, the other great enmity recedes as Israelis and Palestinians embrace. "In...

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