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Thursday, 6 September 2018
The Nation State Law of Israel states that
it is the place where Jews ‘self-determine’.
It does not mention the 25% of the people
of Israel who are not Jews.
The nation is made up of its people. The
Nation State Law is the Law for the people.
But not all the people are mentioned.
They are un-mentioned. They are the people
who are not seen by the Law. They do not
exist. In fact, they so do not exist
that it is not even mentioned that they do not
exist. They are nothing. In fact, it is not even
mentioned that they are a nothing. In fact,
I haven’t even said this. This is not a
statement. There is nothing here. You
have not read it. You will not mention the
unmentioned people when talking about the
Because the Law does not mention the people
who are not mentioned, the Law can not harm
the people not mentioned. It does not
discriminate against them because they are
not mentioned in the Law.
You may mention how this Law is a Law that
does not discriminate against any people but
you may not mention any people who are not