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    • Adina
    • 14.04.13 | 12:54 (IDT)

    The argument of this piece is flawed, first it challenges the social media tendency to send weird pictures viral (hinting to antisemitism), then it challenges the authenticity of the picture in question - while supplying another, even more disturbing picture of the same practice. So which is it? Your problem here is that you are ashamed of this picture and what it might say about your compatriotes, which you cannot accept out of tribal loyalty, therefore you react illogically blaming the audience first (social media) first, the integrity of the object of interest second (the picture). Stop sitting on the cognitive dissonance fence.

    from the article: Ultra-Orthodox man wears full-body condom, world media goes wild
    First published 11:04 14.04.13 | Last updated 11:04 14.04.13
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