Palestinian Meltdown and the Cheap Payoff of Violence

I have a few things I’d like to respond to regarding Jonathan’s comments on the Palestinian meltdown. One: Being really good at fighting with or complaining about one’s enemies has very little to do with being able to run anything, from basic institution building, to the more vague but equally powerful effort required to build a sense of common purpose among a people. Not to mention developing ways of resolving differences. That’s as true for couples – who may fall madly in love, but if they can’t figure out how to deal with their darkness, they are doomed – as... Read more →