Israel has pioneered the science of making life unlivable with as little violence as possible. The Palestinians are not merely provoked into reacting; they have no rational choice but to react. If they didn't, things would just get worse faster, with no hope of relief. Israel is an innovator in the search for a squeaky-clean sadism.
Many factors - including the flimsy response of these "liberals" to independent 9-11 investigations - demonstrate that celebrity dissidents such as Noam Chomsky have taken on the demoralizing role of George Orwell's not-so-fictitious Emmanuel Goldstein for The Establishment - divide & conquer citizens.