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    • 20.12.07 | 11:24 (IST)

    We are all products of fashion whether we like it or not. Even as children, the greatest fear is to be cast off from the pack. We learn how to be "in". Politics is also a manifestation of fashion. Terms and words become fashionable depending on what pack you wish to fit in with. The modern media has chosen to adorn itself in what can faintly be termed liberal, and thus touts terms such as; colonialism, apartheid, ethnic cleansing and the now festooned and rather boring FACIST! (to be yelled at moments when bodily functions such as thinking are halted due to ignorance). Fashion politics is akin to string bikinis? Of course, the string bikini is happily cool, "IN". It works, it gets its message across by tapping into "the message" and also ignites the dopomines (a hormone and neurotransmitter clustered in the midbrain). It both excites and trivializes matters of substance. No need for mystery, the conspiracy lies in the moment the bikini clad woman say NO! or why?

    from the article: Zionism? Post-Zionism? Just give arguments
    First published 00:00 20.12.07 | Last updated 00:00 20.12.07
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