Chomsky fiasco - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 19.05.10 | 00:18 (IDT)

    The problem Israel faces is not that the word fascist has been reduced to meaning not much more than ‘nasty bastard’ in order that it can be hurled self-righteously in Israel’s direction, by a coalition of ignorance, mendacity and intellectual irrationalism which is draining the universities of Europe and America in particular of the reason and integrity that should be their lifeblood, but that it is responding to these accusations by embracing a dark and alien inward-looking intolerance of its own, a little reminiscent of – fascism.

    from the article: Declaring war on the intellect - Israel and Noam Chomsky
    First published 02:35 18.05.10 | Last updated 02:35 18.05.10
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