A site for self-determination and against the enclosure of knowledge
By: Gustavo Esteva
We lack words. No one manages to receive the magnitude and depth of the impact. The spirit is not prepared to take in something like Gaza.
We must get to the bottom of the issue. It is an easy out to attribute everything to a psychopathic tyrant, although there is that. The recent poll that indicates that 75 percent of the residents of Israel support what is being done may or may not be valid. But there is no doubt that a substantial portion of the population of that country back the policy that now arrives at this unsupportable extreme.
We’re not talking about blame, but rather about responsibility. It is what the new generations of Germans have had to assume: they had no blame in what their parents or grandparents did, but they must accept their responsibility. And if one deals with that, the issue…
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