The limits of economic rationality in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
- Hamas’ recent attack on Israel reflects the group's commitment to violence as a means to mattering.
- The repeated failure of economic initiatives aimed at appeasing the Palestinian people attest to this.
- The need for honor and dignity often trump material considerations.
Kruglanski, Arie W. 2023. “The Palestinian Quest for Significance and Hamas Violence.” Psychology Today. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/significance/202311/the-palestinian-quest-for-significance-and-hamas-violence.