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    • ted mitty
    • 16.11.13 | 18:55 (IST)

    how dare Mr. de Botton believe he can lecture anyone about anything,not least Israel and Israelis. The man who inherited untold wealth which makes this so-called philosopher able to lecture others about why he can;t really bring himself to love Israel today, the man who doesn't keep books by his bedside 'as he doesn't read to get to sleep, the man who lectures others about the essential need we apparently all have to work, when pray has he had to work! it would be better if Mr. de Botton got off all his various hobby horses and took a shtumpowder. And, by the by devote a hell of a lot more of his, or rather his wife's riches to those not so fortunate who hate working and do keep books by their beds!

    from the article: Jewish-British thinker Alain de Botton wishes he could love Israel
    First published 14:16 14.11.13 | Last updated 14:16 14.11.13
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