The shop owner made me sit at a table and came back with towel for my camera.
"Annoying kids uh? Are you OK? Sorry about that, Mr." He murmured
in front of me who was cleaning the coffee smelled camera.
I cannot say all kids here like him. But maybe children who are grown in
depressed situation, always being watched by Israeli soldiers and restricted
freedom, can get bad influence more or less from it. It's an example the
conflicts in the world of grown up seriously effect on the character building
of the kids.
"Bright future for every child!" "Make children happy!"
Politicians intense it whereas they themselves make a cause of the conflict
or take an economic policy which make people fall into poor. However think
about it once again. How kids can be happy in the world grown ups agony
in unhappiness? If you want to raise the child wholesomely, you must make
the world the parent don't adrift.
When I hadad finished this column all the way, I got a news. The US president
D.Trump recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. And move the US embassy
from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The propose is stepping forward the stagnated
Israel-Palestine peace process. It's said the US continue to be a neutral
stand and assist the peace process between both countries.
Certainly, the process is stagnated. But recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's
capital solve the problem? If that is syllogism, it misses very important
part. Above all, The US has been on Israel side at any time in history.
If the US moves the embassy to the Jerusalem as the front line of the issue between two countries for reconcile, it must be logical. But once the US recognize Jerusalem as a capital of Israel, it means the US declare they are not on neutral position by itself. How do you think?
I often get question something like. "Where is your favorite place
you've ever visit?" It's hard to answer. Cos I have lot of places
which I like. However the meaningful places for me to visit are not so
Jerusalem and the West Bank is one of them. Firstly because, I can see
the conflicts in the world is concentrated on this very area. Secondly,
I know the threat is always given by the super powers, and the ordinary
citizen is always victim of them. No matter who Israeli or Palestine, people
" Cubism " Hebron, West Bank, PT 2010