Definition: Violent Extremism
Resorting to violence to attain an absolutist vision which denies the
humanity of the other. See also Militant Absolutism.
We use this term at OneVoice to define in neutral non-partisan terms
that which the overwhelming majority of people (mainstream moderates)
need to counter to seize back the agenda for peace.
If there is no progress towards a two-state solution, the next wave of violence will be an INTRAfadah within the West Bank. *** Intrafadah: a violent uprising like the first and second intifadah, only this time instead of Palestinians fighting the Israelis, the fighting will be within Palestinian factions, as it was in Gaza, pitying [...]
Doing something out of ‘self-interest’ but defining self-interest in a broad enough and sufficiently long-term &/or sufficiently consequential way that bears in mind societal impact. Example: working to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is not ‘altruistic’ at all. It is based on the imperative to prevent a tragic world for our offspring. It is based on [...]
Someone who overwhelmingly prefers vegetarian dishes but who will choose a rare meat or poultry dish when it looks exceptionally tasty. .