sawicky at epinet.org
Tue Oct 24 07:47:48 PDT 2000
. . . i.e., just stone throwing. But just as most Americans consider Seattle
to be largely nonviolent because stone throwers were a small minority, so
Palestinians consider the current intifada to be mainly nonviolent because
only a small minority of them are shooting. . . .
It doesn't matter whether the Palestinians think what
they are doing is non-violent. What matters is what
others think. N-V is a political act aimed at changing
the minds of others. If others are not impressed,
you're doing it wrong.
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