Fascinating Border Crossings.
Countries are a construct of man. They don’t exist in nature, they are just natural growing of distinct human groups and cultures, ethnicity, religion and traditions. And so lines, or borders between the countries are also imaginary. Sometimes they are enforced with walls, and sometimes they are celebrated with art and symbolism. Here are some of the more fascinating borders between world countries.
The 87 year old had just finished his morning jog and wasn’t even short of breath.
The 80 year old was amazed at his friend’s stamina and asked him what he did to have so much energy.
The 87 year old said, “Well, I eat rye bread every day.
It keeps your energy level high and you’ll have great stamina with the ladies.”
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OakOak is a street artist from Saint-Étienne, France (featured previously). What I love most about his work is the way it plays with its surroundings. The artworks are site-specific, fun and imaginative. Where others see simple cracks in the wall or shadows on the ground, OakOak envisions something different altogether.
Below you will find some of OakOak’s pieces since our previous feature in May 2013. Be sure to check him out at the links below for the latest.
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If the Israeli presence in the West Bank, and the “settlements” from 1967 on, are the root cause of the conflict between the Israelis and the Palestinians, then why does Article 14 of the 1964 PLO Charter call for the destruction of all of Israel?
Because Judea and Samaria had no recognized sovereign, apart from the Ottoman Empire, prior to the illegal Jordanian occupation, the current Israeli presence in Judea and Samaria cannot possibly be designated as illegal.
It seems therefore that nothing Israel offers that is less than 100% of its entire land — in other words if Israel agrees not to exist — will affect the Palestinian Authority’s willingness to make peace.