Monday, September 06, 2004

Ex-Chomskyite's Road to Damascus

Amazing essay by an East Coast ex-lefty. Just one or many gems:

The distinctiveness of Judaism, its very sense of itself, was offensive to
the ideology to which I had paid piper for so long, and thus the turn into
anti-semitism was an inevitability of liberal philosophy. Most dangerously
of all, liberalism's adherents felt themselves incapable of such thinking,
for they believed their ideology to be a prophylactic against anti-semitism,
when, in fact, anti-semitism was the result of that very ideology

Read the whole thing. Hat tip - Roger Simon.


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