Re: [hackers-il] OT Religion, Secularity, Atheism and Nationality (was 300 Proofs of God's Existence + Why Atheism?)
> I agree, it's totally racist and should have eliminated ages ago.Err... no, it was the court, it almost forced them to make that choice.
> Ironically one of the most racist parties (Shas) was the key factor in
> eliminating the nationality field.
- On Wed, Nov 24, 2004 at 06:32:14PM +0200, Nadav Har'El wrote:
>Of course. By the way, there are also many others who DO consider
> Indeed, many Basques would not like to be idependent, and would not want to
> be called a "nation".
themselves Basque by nationality and STILL do not want political
But the question that I asked was: would you consider the people who do
not want Basque independence not part of Basque nationality, and define
the Basque nation to consist ONLY of that supposed miniority that
supports independence, like you defined the Zionist nation?
> 2000 years later, people wanted to form a new Jewish nation. But not allOkay, let's put something else straight: is nation equivalent with people
> Jews agreed to this, and many wanted no part in the new nation; Therefore
> the new nation is called "Israel", and it does not encompass everyone who
> has the Jewish religion.
in your definition?