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 Goodism7 comments
category picture12 Dec 2003 @ 19:36
There is a disease that has reached epidemic proportions worldwide. No-- I'm not talking about influenza or AIDS.

I'm talking about the political disease of Goodism.

Goodists, carriers and spreaders of this disease, like Yossi Beilin, Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton, The Editorial Writers for the New York Times, etc., think, for example, that lack of peace in the Middle East comes from the Israeli side not being nice enough.

Oy Vey.  More >

 More on Antisemitism from Ruth Wisse20 comments
category picture17 Nov 2003 @ 13:37
"...facts are irrelevant to political anti-Semitism [ Jew-hatred], which operates through a logical consistency of its own."  More >

 Can Democratic Socialism Work?5 comments
category picture10 Oct 2003 @ 13:52
It goes without saying (and apparently, goes even better with saying) that I don't consider all socialists stupid, immoral tyrants or murderers. There have been and continue to be different socialisms and they're not all the same.

Almost thirty years ago, I lived in a socialist community, an Israeli kibbutz, for two years. I learned that on that small scale (about 400 people) "democratic socialism" was not quite an oxymoron. However, I could see the strains in the utopian effort to abolish private property for the sake of social equality.  More >