Weekly Links May 20th-27th 2011

A tough aspect of life to show empathy for; articulating how the Western way of life is objectively superior, however, may not be altogether possible

http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2011/06/child-brides/gorney-text/1

It seems like no one liked Obama’s Mid-East policy speech given last week; the right because ‘it is preposterous to return to the 1967 lines’ as Netanyahu said, and the left because they view Obama as continuing to tow the pro-Israel-at-all-costs line

http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/the_speech_obama_should_have_given_to_aipac_20110522/

http://jfjfp.com/?p=23348

A rare attempt to actually lay out what is needed for true peace in the Middle East between Israel and Palestine.  One would need to be even more idealistic than I am to envision this happening in the near future (and that’s saying something), but it can only help that an honest effort to delineate the steps required for peace is being shared and discussed

http://www.tikkun.org/nextgen/the-tikkun-israelpalestine-peace-plan-last-refined-may-22-2011

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