As an American academic of Italian origin I can only deplore the moral duplicity of Italian academics. Instead of extricating themselves from the intellectual bankruptcy into which they have precipitated, they sink even deeper into it by espousing flawed pseudo-causes. Bravo Umberto Eco!
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