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March 16, 2017 10:37

Violins, not violence: The Nazareth-based Polyphony venture fosters musical and cultural harmony.

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Polyphony provides a platform for musicians from all backgrounds to come together. (photo credit:PAUL FLANAGAN)

It has been mooted that the basic difference between discrimination and mutual acceptance is that, while in the former case, we see anyone different from us as inferior, possibly threatening and certainly unwanted, the latter entails the realization that, if someone is different from us, by the same token we are different from them.

Then again, there are always common denominators to be sought and found, and that can help to bridge discrepancies in cultural, religious and political lines of thought.

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