Consortium News:ㅤCaitlin Johnstone: Israel’s Problem Is Not TikTok

Consortium News:ㅤCaitlin Johnstone: Israel’s Problem Is Not TikTok

20-11-23 09:00:00,

Israel’s problem is not that people are being propagandized into hating it, it’s that enough people are not being successfully propagandized into supporting it.

Listen to a reading of this article (reading by Tim Foley):

By Caitlin Johnstone

Nobody starts out as the sort of person who would support a genocidal bombing campaign that murders children by the thousands. It’s something you come into gradually over the years, one moral compromise at a time.

Again and again over the course of their lifetime, a supporter of Israel is given the choice to either kill off a piece of their conscience or abandon their support for Israel.

They are presented with this choice any time they see Palestinians being treated in a way they’d never want themselves or their loved ones to be treated — whether it’s bombs, protesters shot by snipers, people being driven out of their homes, human rights organizations ruling one after the other that Israel is an apartheid state, tales of the racism and abuse suffered by Palestinians in the West Bank, or testimony about how horrific life in Gaza had been made for the people who live there, long before this latest round of killing began.

This information is unavoidable in modern times.

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