Articles, comments, essays and tales about Israel, travel stories, and its inhabitants.
A Message From Israel - Around 1952 my mother was a high school student near Buenos Aires; one day, while she returned home, a lady was having tea with her mother and having a conversation; eing a teenager, my mother just said hello and continued her way to her room but a little bit later, her mother went to see her and said that the visitor was a member of the Israeli diplomatic service.
Guerrilla Warfare As Survival Tactic For Feeble Nations - The invasions of France and Germany against Russia, the Napoleonic occupation of Spain, the Vietnam war and the conflict in Iraq demonstrate the great vulnerability of military superpowers thorough history.
Gun Ownership Is A Natural Right - Stating that people should not have guns goes against human nature and turns those who accept that principle into cattle, it goes against nature and is a principle that will never succeed.
The Andinia Plan (I) - Debunking the alleged Jewish conspiracy in Patagonia.
Plan Your Way To Israel (I) - The next ring of your doorbell could allow you to open the door of opportunity for a child.
Tigerist Or Talmudist: Which One Are You? (I) (I) - Do yoy treat God with reverence, or you call His name recklessly?
Is There A Parallel Between Medieval Christian Society And Today's Islam? - For some, this comparison can be derogatory or even insulting, but it seems that at least, medieval Christianity and present-day Islamic world can be compared, or at least comparisons are tempting.
Comments On Political And Religious Fanaticism - No one can say whether one religion is better or more rightful than any other: but even considering this, which is pretty rational, there are individuals that can thing wrongly about religion and induce intolerant attitudes.
The Contradictions Of Hamas-Like Groups - Are the Palestinians and people like them well served by such entities or these are the source of most of their troubles?
The Elastic Moral Principles Of Survivors - People living under authoritarian regimes or states of exception know all too well that moral, political and legal principles are elastic truths, flexible, used by the government to justify actions against its citizens; but this state of flexibility can be advantageous for surviving too.
The Gaza Case: Is Just Surviving a Victory or Self-Delusion in the Face of Severe Defeat? - Germany didn't perish after WWI neither it did after the allied onslaught on its soil in WWI, yet it would be hard to call that a victory; just surviving after your opponent has razed your territory can hardly be considered in any other light than a sound defeat. However sometimes after armed conflicts - typically in the Middle East and for propaganda reasons - someone states that his side has won because it has just survived but is that argument valid at least in some cases?
Palestine and Israel: Surviving Genocide or Just Exaggerating? - Certain rather nasty terms became common after the Holocaust of WWII; words like genocide and euthanasia became common in everyday language, but the fact that they have very serious undertones means that they should be used them with more responsibility than what is common today, in situations that some people want to compare with what happened during the Nazi regime, probalby to dillute their own guilt or responsibility.
The Tunnels of Gaza: Smuggling And Survival - During the recent Israeli offensive on the Gaza strip as retaliation for the rocket attacks against cities in Israel perpetrated by the Hamas terrorist organisation, a surprising number of tunnels were destroyed and a series of agreements between Israel, Egypt and the United States were set in place to fight smuggling into the strip, one of the ways in which people inside the region under blockade get both goods and weapons; however, historic experience dictates that processes against smuggling can be only partially successful at best and the activity cannot be eradicated.
Mountains and Mountainous Regions / Patagonia - Detailed descriptions of some mountains and ranges of Patagonia, South America that we have explored.
Regions, Continents and Countries - Articles, essays, comments and tales about different regions, continents and countries of the world dealing in each with case aspects of their society, culture, economy, geography, folklore, history, regional products, sports and outdoor activities, and other things of interest fot any traveller.
Geography and Outdoors / Navigation and Maps - Learn how to navigate using maps, a compass, gps systems or simply by observing natural formations - Find your way whenever you get lost in the wilderness.
Travel and Tourism - Advice and recommendations for travellers and tourists - Avoid complications in your trips.
Leaders and Leadership - Compilation of articles and courses on leadership: how leaders arise, natural leaders, how to learn to lead, educating leaders, etc.
Groups and Organisations - Assorted articles related to human groups and organizations, as much commercial (companies or corporations) like without profit aims (associations or foundations).
Outdoors / Ecology, Nature and Environment - Ecological problems, their possible solutions and feasible and sustainable measures that you can take in order to contribute to care for and improve the relationship between humankind and the environment.
Social Sciences / Politics and Political Problems - Articles and insights of citizens who ponder about national and international politics and political problems, politicians, government policies, chariy projects and others that have current leading roles in our world, taking into consideration social and environmental issues.
Society / Globalisation / Antiglobalisation - Corporate and gubernamental political players worldwide support globalisation. People in general, however, tend to oppose this process as it unfolds now, causing widespread hunger, unemployment and poverty while less than 5% of humankind benefits from it.
Arts, Crafts and Artists - An assortment of articles dealing with our ways to express, create and learn about arts and crafts, as well as artistic products in the context of history, museums and various disciplines such as plastic and performing arts, cienam, photography, literature, etc.
Outdoor Activities / Exploration and Expeditions - Whether your interest lies within expeditions and trips or you want to learn about different uncharted places, tricks of the trade and possibilities, start reading this section.
Outdoor Photography - Recommendations and advice for photographers and people who like to make pictures out in the wilderness.