Assassins Creed: Hawk or Dove?

I believe in religious literacy. We need to understand people and their points of view rather than grouping them into stereotypes.

Here’s a little background for you, In the Middle East there are two types of Jewish view points: hawk and doves. The same is true of the Palestinians, they have their hawks and doves. Hawks take an uncompromising stand in dealing with the Palestinians, support the notion of a greater Israel, which implies keeping and annexing the territories occupied in the Arab-Israeli wars, and advocate Jewish settlements in the territories. Doves, by contrast, support compromise with the Palestinians, advocate exchanging land for peace, and oppose Jewish settlement in the territories (Bar-Tal et al. 1994)

I wonder if the eagle on the towers is really a hawk, showing Altair and Ezio’s points of view. Before you get mad at me for suggesting they are Muslim, you should read about the Hashishin.I know that the assassins have Eagle Vision, but that could very easily be an idiom.

It would be taking terminology from today and applying it very subtly into the world of Assassins Creed. What do you think?

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Posted by l4wd0g

I believe in religious literacy. We need to understand people and their points of view rather than grouping them into stereotypes.

Here’s a little background for you, In the Middle East there are two types of Jewish view points: hawk and doves. The same is true of the Palestinians, they have their hawks and doves. Hawks take an uncompromising stand in dealing with the Palestinians, support the notion of a greater Israel, which implies keeping and annexing the territories occupied in the Arab-Israeli wars, and advocate Jewish settlements in the territories. Doves, by contrast, support compromise with the Palestinians, advocate exchanging land for peace, and oppose Jewish settlement in the territories (Bar-Tal et al. 1994)

I wonder if the eagle on the towers is really a hawk, showing Altair and Ezio’s points of view. Before you get mad at me for suggesting they are Muslim, you should read about the Hashishin.I know that the assassins have Eagle Vision, but that could very easily be an idiom.

It would be taking terminology from today and applying it very subtly into the world of Assassins Creed. What do you think?

Posted by TheDudeOfGaming

I don't know what you're talking about. So...Hawk or Dove? I choose Skyrim.

Posted by Brodehouse

The preceding was a work of fiction designed, developed and produced by a multicultural team of various religious faiths and beliefs.

Posted by N7

Hey yo, I know that it looks like an eagle, sounds like an eagle, flies like an eagle... But what if it was really a hawk!? Or even a dove!?
 
Wut a tweest!

Posted by lazyturtle

Lets see...hmm...how many people can you murder and still be a dove?

Posted by RedRoach

@TheDudeOfGaming said:

I don't know what you're talking about. So...Hawk or Dove? I choose Skyrim.

I love how Skyrim is making it's way into every singly topic right now.

Posted by captain_clayman

i dont think altair or ezio are really the "compromising" type.