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    • joe
    • 24.09.07 | 09:25 (IST)

    'intellectuals' really needs to be defined. since no university issues a degree in intellect, the use of this term, in my opinion, is too broad. it generally includes people whoes ability to think is unproven and cannot be verified independently. very rarily people of exact and natural sciences are called 'intellectuals', while writers and jounalists way too often. hence, such pearls of wisdom as the 'truce with hamas'.

    from the article: Leading Israeli authors, intellectuals call for truce with Hamas
    First published 00:00 24.09.07 | Last updated 00:00 24.09.07
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