The call for urgent action in no way assumes that Israel is likely to decline without it. Israel is an unusual and heroic, historic achievement which has proven its vitality and strength. However, success in the past is no guarantee of thriving in the future, all the more so in a rapidly and radically mutative world. Prudence, therefore, requires a maximum effort to influence future-making processes so as to reduce the probability of decline and increase the probability of thriving, whatever their chances may be without such intervention.
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