End the Israeli Occupation!

Yeshayahu Leibowitz said this about the end-results of occupying Arab territories:

The Arabs would be the working people and the Jews the administrators, inspectors, officials, and police—mainly secret police. A state ruling a hostile population of 1.5 to 2 million foreigners would necessarily become a secret-police state, with all that this implies for education, free speech and democratic institutions. The corruption characteristic of every colonial regime would also prevail in the State of Israel. The administration would suppress Arab insurgency on the one hand and acquire Arab Quislings on the other. There is also good reason to fear that the Israel Defense Forces, which has been until now a people’s army, would, as a result of being transformed into an army of occupation, degenerate, and its commanders, who will have become military governors, resemble their colleagues in other nations.

It’s hard to disagree with facts. The only question left is how to deal with the current situation. Should the state annex all the land of Israel and pay all Arabs to leave per Feiglin? Relinquish Arab areas as has been tried since forever without success? Or end the state itself, so everyone can pay insurance companies and defense firms for protection?

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